The Research Aide will be primarily responsible for preparing and maintaining bacterial cultures for use in the classroom and processing soil samples for bacteriophage extraction. They will also need to maintain and prepare other lab materials (media, agar plates, various stock solutions, etc.) and assist with gel electrophoresis. They will work with other team members with various levels of experience (GTAs, undergrads, instructors).
Minimum Education Required
Associate Degree in Biological Sciences
Additional Education Desired
One year of previous experience in a lab maintaining bacterial cultures, making media, pouring agar plates and utilizing aseptic technique.
The Department of Molecular Genetics within the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Research Aide to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The pay range for this job profile is $12.60 - $16.80. The offer for this position will fall within this range based on internal equity, unit's available budget, and the candidate's qualifications.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.