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Research Assistant I

Johnston $40,000 - $45,000/yr Contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide range of laboratory tasks, adhering to established protocols and safety measures. These tasks may involve sample preparation, data collection, and equipment maintenance.

  • Efficiently manage and organize research data, ensuring accuracy and completeness. Utilize various software tools and systems for data entry, analysis, and storage.

  • Operate and maintain small-scale production equipment and control systems. Ensure equipment is in optimal working condition and troubleshoot when unexpected issues arise.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and suggest methods to enhance the efficiency and quality of laboratory procedures.

  • Take on projects of limited duration and scope, developing plans and timelines to ensure timely completion. Collaborate with team members to achieve project objectives.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues when erroneous or unexpected results occur. Use critical thinking and scientific knowledge to address challenges effectively.

  • Responsible for generating research experimental results, information/data management outcomes, and assembling/configuring small-scale production equipment. Document findings accurately and comprehensively.

  • Communicate research results, findings, and recommendations effectively within the team. Collaborate with colleagues to share insights and contribute to the overall success of the research and development initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in laboratory techniques, data management, and equipment operation.
  • Problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to process improvement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a research team.
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