Washington State University Research Assistant in Pullman, Washington

Position Details

Summary of Duties

Participate in the development and design of research projects, protocols, experiments, techniques and procedures. Independently conduct research by applying established or modified methods Assist in preparing journal publications and progress reports etc., Manage and maintain daily laboratory operations. Conducts general laboratory maintenance and routine care of scientific instrumentation; orders supplies, keeps inventory records and maintains a safe working environment. Training and supervising new students in the lab.

Additional Information

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Laboratory experience and knowledge of protein biochemistry and genetics. Capable of performing basic data analysis and statistical analysis.

Master’s degree

Will this position require a background check?

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening of applicants will begin on October 16, 2018. Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

University Title: Scientific Assistant

Working Title: Research Assistant

College/Area: Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Department: Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Department Link: Chemical Engineering and Bio-engineering

Position Number: 128186

Hiring Unit: Voiland School of Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering

Work Location: Pullman

Zip Code: 99163

This position is in a Bargaining Unit: No

Appointment Status: Temporary

Job Appointment (FTE%): 100.00

Position Term in Months: 12

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Open Date: 10/02/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Posting Number: 20134644P