Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Temporary Research Assistant is responsible for performing microbiology and genetic studies related to testing the effectiveness of compounds for anti-microbial activity. The new hire will also perform data entry, manuscript development, proposal assistance and other relevant scientific activities.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Works with other investigators to perform minimal inhibitory concentration assays.
Works with the Principal Investigator to develop novel microbiological assays to test for drug efficacy.
Tabulates data and prepares reports.
Assists in preparing presentations to collaborators.
Attends and sometimes presents at Journal club, Friday Lab Meeting, and other meetings as assigned.
Assist with basic statistical analyses, literature reviews, or other study-related tasks as needed and directed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA) in biology or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Has a good understanding of research practices including.
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