Research Aide

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
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Number of Positions Available 2
University Title Research Aide
Working Title Water Quality Lab Research Aid
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 432957
Summary of Duties

Assists Research Coordinator; assists with current Stone Laboratory research projects and visiting researchers at the laboratory; assists in sample collection aboard Stone Laboratory research boats on Lake Erie; prepares chemical solutions; assists in laboratory experiments; maintains and sustains cultures of algae; conducts analytical chemistry analysis of water samples; reports data to Ohio EPA; maintains clean analytical lab glass wear; works with concentrated and caustic acids; picks up samples collected by other researchers on the mainland; assists with Research Experience for Undergraduates Program; assists with the Stone Laboratory SCUBA diving program; assists in preparation and maintenance of research facilities for utilization by visitors, faculty, researchers, and students; conducts inventory of supplies and equipment; maintains and repairs scientific equipment; provides assistance with generation of relevant laboratory reports; performs data entry and analysis as needed; performs other duties as assigned. Position is a temporary appointment that will last from April to late October, 2018 (flexible beginning and end dates).

This position is located in Put-In-Bay, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position has been reposted.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Two (2) years of college coursework or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work or an equivalent combination education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or analytical chemistry laboratories.

Target Salary $9.50 - $10.50 Hourly
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Temporary
Posting Start Date 10/14/2017
Posting End Date 03/04/2018
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/247-6266
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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have at least two (2) years of college coursework or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work or equivalent combination education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or analytical chemistry laboratories?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other