**Temporary Employment Services (TES), a unit of the Auburn University Department of Human Resources, is an in-house support center established to meet the temporary employment needs of the university.
TES provides qualified and dedicated temporary employees in a wide variety of occupations to meet the staffing needs throughout the campus.
Temporary employees are hired for a variety of reasons with the most common being:
-Assistance in the place of a regular employee who is absent for a specified period of time
-Additional assistance during periods of abnormal or peak workloads
-Assistance with special projects -Seasonal work
-Emergencies If you are looking for an employment opportunity, TES is a great way to showcase your professional skills and assist Auburn University while gaining valuable work experience within higher education.
** The Department of Poultry Science of the College of Agriculture at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a Research Assistant position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: assist with research project planning, management, and execution; coordinate of the availability, use, and maintenance of laboratory equipment, supplies and other key inventories as well as personnel; conduct routine laboratory analyses involving cell culture, fluorescent Western blotting, cryohistology, and immunofluorescence or immunohistochemistry and fluorescence microscopy including data collection, analysis, and reporting; manage laboratory animal, chemical, biological safety and training records and compliance; assist in the preparation/teaching/conducting of weekly course laboratories and demonstrations; direct and ensure the organization and cleaning of laboratory space and equipment; provide technical support, training, and supervision to other laboratory members and visiting researchers.
Designation as a Research Assistant requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Poultry or Animal Science, Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology or other closely-related field.
Excellent interpersonal (written and oral) communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint PC computer software, demonstrated effective time management skills and aptitude for rapid adaptation to change, some experience working as a successful team member as well as demonstrated ability to work efficiently and independently are required.
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the employment date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume/CV, and a copy of academic transcripts.
Only complete applications will be selected for consideration.
Salary will be commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)