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Scientific Assistant
PULLMAN WA 99163
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Scientific Assistant
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of **Scientific Assistant** who will join the **Biomedical Sciences** team in leading the college into the future.
The **Scientific Research Assistant** is a responsible for performing independent and supervised research including the design of research approaches and identifying and defining research problems. Collect, analyze and interpret research data. Ensure quality control, make improvement to techniques and interpretation. Assist in preparing journal publications and progress reports etc., Manage and maintain daily laboratory operations. Conducts general laboratory maintenance and routine care of scientific instrumentation; orders supplies, keeps inventory records and maintains a safe working environment.
## Additional Information
Competitive benefits available! hrs.wsu.edu/benefits
**The University**
Washington State University (WSU) is Washington's land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens -- locally, nationally, and globally. As a comprehensive leading land-grant institution, WSU is committed to excellence in each of its research, teaching and outreach missions. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of the quality, scope, and impact of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU's strategic priorities.
The WSU campus in Spokane is located in the center of a developing University District downtown and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River. WSU Spokane is the University's designated health sciences campus and home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The University offers graduate and professional degrees as well as some undergraduate completion degrees in many health sciences fields. Advanced degrees in criminal justice and K-12 education round out the offerings. The campus also hosts health sciences programs from Eastern Washington University.
WSU is one of only 115 public and private institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a "very high research activity" university. In addition to the Spokane campus, WSU has campuses in Pullman, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, with a developing campus in Everett; four research and extension centers within the state and extension offices in every county; and a Global Campus with online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University's annual operating budget expenditures are nearly $1 billion.
**The College**
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is Washington's premier community-based medical school. It is named after the university's late president, Elson S. Floyd. Dr. Floyd believed that Washington State University, as the state's land-grant institution, should train doctors to serve all of Washington.
The mission of the School is to: Develop practical solutions to challenging problems in disease prevention, health care access and delivery; Train primary care physicians who will work in Washington and help alleviate a shortage of doctors, especially in rural and under-served areas; and Develop a strong research component, with faculty members who work on innovative projects, sharing what they know with students in classroom and research settings.
**The City**
Spokane is a major healthcare hub and the largest along the northern corridor of the United States between Minneapolis and Seattle. It offers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic care in all fields of medicine, and boasts four major hospitals, including Providence Health's 644-bed Sacred Heart Medical Center. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region.
## Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.
## Additional Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in Biology.
Demonstrated experience using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
## Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience with C. elegans.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional (3) references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
The screening of applications will begin on Monday, May 21, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.
*Employee Type:* AP-Administrative Professional
*University Title:* Scientific Assistant
*Working Title:* Scientific Assistant
*College/Area:* Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
*Department:* Biomedical Sciences
*Department Link:* Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
*Position Number:* 120015
*Hiring Unit:* Biomedical Sciences
*Work Location:* Spokane
*Zip Code:* 99210
*This position is in a Bargaining Unit:* No
*Appointment Status:* Temporary
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 100
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience
*Open Date:* 05/15/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Posting Number:* 20134208P

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