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Research Assistant (Anatomy & Physiology)

Apply now Department: 3670080020 Anatomy & Physiology
Job no: 511279
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 06B

About this Role:

The Department of Anatomy & Physiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) are seeking applicants for a Research Assistant position. This position will plan and conduct experiments, keep good laboratory records; perform routine equipment maintenance; order reagents, supplies and laboratory equipment. Other duties will include maintaining and updating chemical and laboratory inventories; perform experiments on swine viral pathogen diagnostic tests, cell culture, immunoassays; blood collection and sample processing from animals.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community. 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Order reagents, supplies and laboratory equipment
  • Maintain and update chemical and laboratory inventories
  • Perform experiments on swine viral pathogen diagnostic tests, cell culture, immunoassays
  • Blood collection and sample processing from animals
  • Help research scientists, junior postdoc and graduate students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the PI

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in a research laboratory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience in a BSL-2 research facility with viral pathogen diagnosis and developing molecular diagnostic methods

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 17.77 - $ 30.20 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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