Student Assistant, Part Time

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Student Assistant, Part Time
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department RWJ-Neuro & Cell Biology-PISC

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Student Assistant for the department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology for the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Under the direction of the RWJMS Program Director, the Student Assistant assist with duties relative to the Anatomical Association.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Maintains and repairs as necessary all standard laboratory equipment, e.g., pumps, racks, tables’ mechanical lifts.
• Designs, procures, and assembles laboratory apparatuses for biological and chemical projects.
• Places selected cadavers on tables and/or in caskets.
• Moves caskets to RWJMS vehicle in preparation for transportation.
• Cleans anatomy lab cadaver trays and appropriate equipment.

Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $15.00/hourly
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Position Pension Eligibility


Minimum Education and Experience

• Must be a Rutgers student. Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate or currently enrolled in undergraduate/graduate studies.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must be able to follow detailed laboratory instructions.
• Maintains working area as per Program Director specifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Ability to lift equipment, cadavers and carry boxes. Individual has to be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 19ST3702
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details


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