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Rutgers The State University Research Assistant, Per Diem in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Assistant, Per Diem
Job Category Staff & Executive
Department CINJ-Guo Lab
Through our science, our evidence-based actions, our openness, and our respect for those we serve, we will advance cancer-focused research worldwide and reduce the burden of cancer in our catchment area. By engaging with and empowering our exceptionally diverse populations, and addressing their questions and fears, we will engender hope for cancer patients and their families and play a critical role in strengthening the fabric of our communities by gaining and protecting their trust and providing access to the outstanding oncology care each person deserves.
Our mission is to accelerate scientific discovery focused on understanding cancer, innovating cancer treatment, and improving cancer prevention; to provide outstanding, novel, and compassionate patient care; to provide evidence-based and culturally informed education to physicians, nurses, researchers, staff, and the community; and to achieve cancer health equity in our state through outreach to and engagement of our extraordinarily diverse communities.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Cultivating Diversity, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Assistant, Per Diem in the Medical Oncology department at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.The Research Assistant, Per Diem will be responsible for the conduct and execution of research experiments following the instructions given by a Principal Investigator in laboratory team. This will include supporting the research of Principal Investigators and senior members of the laboratory. The Research Assistant, Per Diem will be responsible for attending laboratory conferences and for learning appropriate scientific methods and procedures. People with experience in handling mouse and maintaining mouse colonies will be preferred.Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Responsible for executing laboratory experiments outlined by the Principal Investigator or a member of the laboratory team.
  • Maintains mouse colonies, including mice breeding, ear tagging and genotyping, and keeps records of mouse colonies.
  • Learns and performs intranasal infection and intratracheal infection techniques to induce lung tumors. Monitors tumor-bearing mouse conditions and monitors lung tumor growth by micro-CT.
  • Performs cell culture, western blot, immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence staining.
  • Attends journal clubs and other educational activities as deemed appropriate by lab management team.
  • Assists in design and execution of experiments.
  • Maintains laboratory notebooks.
  • Assists in the preparation and submission of grants and manuscripts.
  • Assists with routine laboratory projects as directed.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week 18
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Associate's Degree in a relevant science.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to organize assigned laboratory work and develop effective work methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow laboratory safety policies and perform simple laboratory procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn laboratory database for data entry work.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications
  • BS, BA or higher degree preferred.
  • Biological Science degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in laboratory techniques including molecular biology, cell biology and tissue culture experiments is preferred.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Lab environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, anti-neoplastic drugs and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Special Conditions
  • Must successfully complete all required laboratory safety/shipping courses as required by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey policy.
  • Occasional overtime is required.
Posting Details

Posting Number 24ST1428
Posting Open Date 06/11/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details
Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

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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