Research Assistant

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Dec 16, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description


Research Assistant

Posting Number: S01335
Position Status: Part time
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1503-Master of Science in Pharm Sci

Function: College of Pharmacy
Family: Research
Classification Series Title: Research Assistant

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $17.00
Maximum $23.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $17.00
Maximum: $23.00

Job Summary
To assist Principal Investigator in completing research project/s.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities1. Familiar with equipment used in the laboratory setting.2. Knowledgeable of basic chemical dosing and calculations.3. Familiar with data analyzing and plotting software.4. Knowledge of principles of cell and molecular biology5. Knowledgeable of and compliance with laboratory safety regulations6. Excellent laboratory notebook practices.

Required Qualifications
EDUCATION: BS in a science discipline (Biology, chemistry, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: 08/31/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide 3 letters of reference with your application.

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duties
Laboratory maintenance, and ordering chemicals and equipment required for the project.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duties
Carry out experiments in support of the PI’s research mission as directed.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duties
Maintain records including the laboratory notebook.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duties
Other duties as assigned from time to time by the PI.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock.
The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), and risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.

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