Temporary Research Assistant

Rutgers University - Newark, NJ4.2

Position Details
Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title Temporary Research Assistant
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department NJMS-Microbiology
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. The purpose of this position is to provide animal husbandry, cell biological, genetic, molecular, and biochemical support relevant to Dr. Rogers’ NIH funded project.

Performs laboratory research requiring analysis of mouse tissues and application of standard cellular, molecular, biochemical, and animal husbandry procedures.
Performs specialized organ culture, derivation and maintenance of primary and stem cells, protein separation, advanced diagnostic assays, specialized animal handling (e.g., drug dosing methods).
Must be able and willing to conduct experiments involving rodents such as: genotyping, breeding, tissue isolation, and dissection.
Must be able and willing to conduct experiments involving hazardous materials such as staining reagents, anesthesia reagents, liquid nitrogen, chemistry, serology, and histological fixatives.
Maintains necessary lab records, databases, and files as hard copies and computer files.
Designs and performs research experiments, compiles data, assists in data analysis and in preparation of materials for publications and reports.
Supervises students and lab technicians.
Maintains and manages lab supplies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week 19.9
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $15-$23 per hour
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Position Pension Eligibility
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. and qualifications in lab technology, sufficient experience to gain expertise in the above duties.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
Posting Details
Posting Number 19ST1845
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details
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