1. Researches and collects data through complex laboratory/ scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. 3. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. Sets up, operates and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus. 4. Formulates and prepares scientific solutions and media. Recruits study participants. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. 5. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May oversee and instruct research staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: Limited knowledge of or experience with nucleic acid synthesis preferred. Occasional flexibility of work hours preferred. Familiarity and experience with robotic liquid handling systems. Experience with File maker pro. Experience with DNA sequencing.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Limited knowledge of or experience with nucleic acid synthesis preferred. Occasional flexibility of work hours preferred. Familiarity and experience with robotic liquid handling systems. Experience with File maker pro. Experience with DNA sequencing.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proficiency with computers including Word and excel.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Provides meticulous detail and accuracy in carrying out laboratory procedures and record keeping.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1, MS
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability to follow written and verbal instructions accurately and precisely.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong customer service skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and initiative are required. Proven ability to multitask and prioritize work.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.