|Recruitment/Posting Title||Temporary Research Assistant|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive – Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)|
|Department||HAFFTY – Genetic Markers in Br|
|Overview||Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
|Posting Summary||Temporary Research Assistant position is designed to bridge the gap in research and technical activities in Dr. Haffty’s lab due to an absent Research Associate I. Incumbent will be involved in and assist with research and technical operations related to the role of combination drug or radiation therapy related to cancer cell lines. Incumbent may assist in training students in these areas.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
|Position Status||Part Time|
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|Daily Work Shift|
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|Benefits||Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
|Terms of Appointment||Staff – 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
INTERRELATIONSHIPS: Interaction with RUTGERS, RWJMS, CINJ, and RWJUH management, administrative, clinical and laboratory staff.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Lab environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
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|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Rutgers University – New Brunswick|
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