Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist V for the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics within New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Teaching Specialist V performs parasitology research activities. Performs work requiring application of standard techniques and procedures.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
As directed, performs various research and technical operations relative to the ongoing investigatory activities of the laboratory, including but not limited to protein analysis, animal work, microscopy, parasite cultures, etc.
Participates in the evaluation of existing procedures suggesting revisions where necessary, and proposing new procedures where required.
Assists with training fellows, medical students and lab technicians in laboratory techniques as directed.
Responsible for submitting purchase recommendations to his/her supervisor.
Ensures that laboratory equipment is maintained in good working orders.
Keeps detailed records of procedures and experiments.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.