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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 756717
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Physiology Human Pathology Com 10034427
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: On-Call

Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides professional support. Responsibilities may include general business, science, medical, agricultural or other professional support functions. Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

Successful candidate(s) will perform a variety of laboratory research tasks as determined by the specific Physiology/Neuroscience laboratory and the scope of particular study including but not limited to: collecting, compiling and organizing samples and data; maintaining experimental models; offering conceptual improvements for consideration; experiment planning, design, and implementation; following procedures precisely and efficiently; assisting in the mentoring and/or training students and new personnel; operating and maintaining lab equipment; maintaining detailed records; processing basic financial documents; maintaining and ensuring workspace safety standards; providing timely and cogent communication with PI and Lab managers; assisting in preparing preparing/presenting components for publication, posters, and presentations; assisting with tracking project milestones.


Desired Qualifications

Knowledge acquired from specialized training acquired in four-year college with coursework in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Chemistry, and/or Biology or additional graduate degrees. Previous research experience in a laboratory setting required. Suitable candidates should have expansive work experience performing basic molecular biology standard techniques such as RT-PCR, DNA and RNA purification, molecular cloning and cell culture management. Some experience with western bots, mouse husbandry and ELISAs; word processing, spreadsheet and statistical analyses would be highly desirable. A person attentive to details, very organized, able to handle mathematical calculations flawless, able to work, and receive instructions from team members.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV, and 3 Professional references with contact information.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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Summary of Health Risks

Employees may work with or near human and/or animal blood and/or tissues; live animal; bio-hazardous chemicals and materials; viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens; radioactive materials; medical waste; and sharp implements.

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