- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Location: Richmond, VA
- Job Number: 7073124
- Posting Date: Dec 14, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionOrganizational Overview
At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $15 - $27
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Hourly
Normal work days Monday - Sunday
Normal work hours Flexible
Job Category Research
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical No
Description of the Job
The Research Assistant duties will provide research, administrative, and project support; including but not limited to preparation, collection, compilation, and analysis of research data; conducting observational studies; collaboration with other research professionals; and other duties as assigned. Technician will perform synthesis of organic sol-gel materials, such as polyurethane, polyurea and phenolics. All activities are in accordance to VCU Research Protocols, Policy, and Procedures.
B.S. in Physics or a closely related discipline. In lieu of a degree, equivalent years of experience in a Physics laboratory discipline may be considered. Strong oral presentation and communication skills required.
M.S. or Ph.D in Physics or a closely related discipline at the time the position begins. Prior research experience is strongly preferred.