Research Assistant 1-B/H

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Research Assistant 1-B/H
Working Title Water Quality Research Asst.
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location
Requisition Number 445965
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; conducts laboratory experiments; maintains and sustains cultures of algae; conducts analytical chemistry analysis of water samples; reviews quality control data and generates QC reports; oversees daily lab upkeep; 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 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; leads public tours of the laboratory; gives presentations at public outreach events at the laboratory; attends meetings as needed; performs other duties as assigned.

This position is located in Put-in-Bay, Ohio, and is a three-year term position, with the possibility of an extension if funding continues.

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

Bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, ecology, or chemistry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field and lab work.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree; experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, limnology laboratories, and/or statistical analysis of data desired; experience aboard research vessels.

Target Salary $14.00 - $16.00 Hourly
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Term
Posting Start Date 01/26/2019
Posting End Date 02/24/2019
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-3582
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