Assists laboratory head in performing research activities in collaboration with internal/external personnel to complete science-based projects. Works on laboratory experiments/projects of diverse scope to resolve a wide range of issues. Normally receives minimal instructions while making detailed observations, analyzing data and interpreting results according to laboratory procedures. Will independently design, plan, and develop new methods and technologies for project advancement. Responsible for training and scheduling work of junior lab members; keeps lab head informed of performance/issues. The Research Assistant will maintain a high level of expertise through familiarity with scientific literature. May participate in scientific conferences and contribute to scientific journals.
Candidate should have solid lab techniques and some lab management experience. (3-4 years’ experience w/BA degree or MA degree)