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Temporary Research Assistant

Rutgers University


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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:

  • Works under the direction of the PI or senior lab members. Assists with research and technical operations related to the role of combination drug or radiation therapy related to cancer cell lines. Supports functions within the lab in clinical, research and teaching areas to ensure conformance with the goals and objectives of the lab/department(s). May assist in organizing, leading and conducting highly specialized research activity for a particular research project. Incumbent may assist in training UG students in these areas. 
  • Have competent computer skills and be able to utilize equipment and technology in support of project. 
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills and ability to summarize scientific research process and communicate project findings. 
  • Understands and adheres to Rutgers’ compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy. Understands, demonstrates and models the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey core values. 
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers’s compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Interest policy. Acts as a role model for corporate integrity, customer service and improved quality. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
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.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff – 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility


Minimum Education and Experience
  • BS/BA required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively is also essential.
  • Effective oral and communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

INTERRELATIONSHIPS: Interaction with RUTGERS, RWJMS, CINJ, and RWJUH management, administrative, clinical and laboratory staff.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Pursuing medical degree (MD) or relevant graduate degree (i.e PhD).
Equipment Utilized
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.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST2405
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Rutgers University – New Brunswick
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

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Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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