We seek a highly motivated individual for a Research Assistant 2 position in NIH-funded laboratory. Research in our lab is focused on cardiovascular and metabolic aspects of monocyte/macrophage biology. The Research Assistant will assist the PI and will be involved in the execution of experiments related to the mouse models of inflammation, cell biology and protein chemistry experiments. In addition, the Research Assistant will be responsible for mouse colony maintenance and for general lab management duties that include ordering supplies, arranging for repairs and preparing reagents.
Position contingent upon external funding. All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.
The Fair Labor Standards Act status of exempt or non-exempt will depend on the incumbent's entry salary for this position.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Administrative
B.A. or B.S. in biochemistry, cell/molecular biology, or a related field.
Internal Number: 17411
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Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.