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Pharmaceutical Sciences Lab Assistant

Department or office- Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences – Laboratory of Drug Design

Student position title- Student Laboratory Assistant

Location- Bunting 320

Supervisor- Paulo Carvalho

Supervisor's email- pcarvalho@ndm.edu

Supervisor's phone- 4105325044

Job description- A Student Laboratory Assistant will report to the laboratory supervisor and the Department Chair. The purpose of the position is to offer help with general tasks in an Organic Medicinal Chemistry laboratory and the tasks should be easily accomplished by a Chemistry or Biology Sophomore. The Student Laboratory Assistant will be expected to consistently be on time, work independently if necessary, be reliable, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a good chemistry background.


•           At least 1 semester of College Chemistry, including laboratory or the equivalent experience. More advanced coursework in Biology or Chemistry is preferred but not required.

•           Risk Management Safety Training Course (to be completed after hire)

•           Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

•           Physical Requirements:

o          Periodically spend extended periods of time standing;

o          No known allergies to chemicals and strong odors.

Work days and hours- To be discussed, contingent on the student and supervisor schedules.

Semesters- Fall: Yes

Winterim: Yes

Spring: Yes

Summer (direct hire only): ---

Pay rate-

Number of positions- 2

Campus jobs are limited. Preference will be given to students who have accepted a Federal Work-Study award. In order to benefit from this preference, FWS students must indicate their FWS status above. Acceptance of a FWS award does not guarantee a campus job.

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