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University of Rochester Research Assistant, FMF Connect Project - 225877 in Rochester, New York

Research Assistant, FMF Connect Project

Job ID

225877

Location

The College

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 077 Psychology-MHFC

Schedule

HOURS VARY; SOME WKNDS

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs non-routine research laboratory assignments involving some complexity and variety.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:

None.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Laboratory equipment, tools and apparatus; computer and/or peripheral equipment.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Plans and performs a variety of moderately-complex laboratory tests, analyses and observations which may require nonstandard procedures and complex instrumentation. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes simple repairs.

  • Constructs components or sub assemblies of experimental apparatus or prototype models to meet requirements; modifies standard equipment to meet special requirements.

  • Extracts data, requiring some theoretical insight and interpretation of empirical data; prepares test reports.

  • Operates computer and/or peripheral equipment; assists in preparing programs; compiles data for studies involving human/animal subjects.

  • Prepares schematics, specifications, designs, etc.; makes recommendations regarding them. May review work of lower-classified staff.

  • May perform specialized duties in process or service laboratories, such as photography/illustration services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's degree in appropriate discipline plus 2-3 years specialized experience in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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