Research Aide

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Position Information

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Research Aide
Working Title Water Quality Lab Research Aid
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location
Requisition Number 443508
Summary of Duties

Assists Research Coordinator with current Stone Laboratory research projects and visiting researchers at the laboratory; assists in sample collection aboard Stone Laboratory research boats on Lake Erie; prepares chemical solutions; assists in laboratory experiments; maintains and sustains cultures of algae; conducts analytical chemistry analysis of water samples; reports data to Ohio EPA; maintains clean analytical lab glass wear; works with concentrated and caustic acids; picks up samples collected by other researchers on the mainland; assists with Research Experience for Undergraduates Program; assists with the Stone Laboratory SCUBA diving program; assists in preparation and maintenance of research facilities for utilization by visitors, faculty, researchers, and students; conducts inventory of supplies and equipment; maintains and repairs scientific equipment; provides assistance with generation of relevant laboratory reports; performs data entry and analysis as needed; performs other duties as assigned. Position is a temporary appointment that will last from April to late October, 2019 (flexible beginning and end dates); position located at Put-In-Bay, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Two (2) years of college coursework or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work or an equivalent combination education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or analytical chemistry laboratories.

Target Salary $9.50 - $11.00 Hourly
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Temporary
Posting Start Date 10/13/2018
Posting End Date 03/03/2019
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-3582
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