Research Assistant—Job Standard
Job Family: Technical
Series: Technical Research
Job Group: 4181
This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Technical Research Series.
Provide routine laboratory and/or field assistance in support of University academic or research areas.
The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.
Provide routine laboratory and/or field assistance
in support of academic or research areas following detailed methods and established
procedures; prepare standardized support materials, compounds, glassware,
and related materials.
Prepare and set up equipment and apparatus; may test, modify, and/or calibrate instruments and apparatus; schedule repairs as necessary.
Maintain equipment, instruments, glassware, and supplies; operate standard dishwasher and autoclaves; dispose of laboratory waste following specific guidelines; participate in area safety training.
Respond to and address inquiries; may provide limited instruction based on a familiarity with operational guidelines.
May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.
Education and experience equivalent to:
High school diploma and up to two years' experience in a related field required.
Last modified September 21 2011 03:33 PM