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FWS Biology Research Assistant

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload confirmation of your Federal Work Study eligibility, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Michelle Davis via e-mail at michelle.davis@unf.edu.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title FWS Biology Research Assistant
Department Biology
Position Number 916100
Requisition Number 060100
Position Type Federal Work Study
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
Time-limited through
Hours 10-20
Hourly Rate $8.50
Job Summary/Responsibilities

Assist with calibration and operational functionality of departmental safety equipment (emergency eye wash/ emergency shower/ first aid kits), assist with delivery of chemical and biological products to research laboratories, assist research manager with inspections of working lab spaces, assist with clean-up of spills and broken glassware, perform routine maintenance of greenhouse equipment, assist with horticulture maintenance of plants in greenhouse, assist with identification of greenhouse pests, assist with separation of recyclables/refuse in shipping and receiving, assist with creating artificial sea water in holding tanks, assist with recordkeeping, identification of safety concerns to be reported to the research lab manager, assist with light surveys in building 59, fill in at front desk as needed to assist office staff with phones, assist with setup and break down of special events in the department, other tasks as assigned may be necessary for this position.

Required Qualifications

Applicants for this position must be eligible for and accept Federal Work Study funding; must be enrolled in at least six semester hours; and must have met satisfactory academic progress requirements in order to receive financial aid.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience in working with plants, organisms and research settings. Preferred major: Biology, Chemistry or Engineering. Others may apply and can be trained.

Statement(s) of Understanding
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition
EOD
Carnegie

Posting Detail Information

Anticipated Start Date 08/30/2017
Job Posting Date 07/26/2017
Application Review Date 08/09/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Michelle Davis, 904-620-2830
Hiring Official Dr. Cliff Ross
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload confirmation of your Federal Work Study eligibility, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Michelle Davis via e-mail at michelle.davis@unf.edu.

Quicklink http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/3646

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been awarded Federal Work Study for the current academic year?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a current UNF student?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents