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Lab Assistant (Shpak)
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Job ID 4398
Job Type On-Campus Jobs (FWS) Tier 1
Employer Biochemistry & Cellular & Molecular Biology
Date Posted Nov 15, 2023
Category Laboratory/Research
Job Description

Purpose or Role of the Position within the Organization:
Students will be located in Shpak lab in BCMB department in Mossman. This person must be flexible and be willing to work closely with fother lab members. This position must be professional.


Responsibilities Associated with the Position:

Wash glassware

Autoclave waste and biological materials

Prepare simple solutions

Make plates to culture bacteria and grow plants

Collect plant seeds

Grow plants

Conduct experiments

Maintain a notebook

Participate in lab meetings

Other duties, as needed.

10-15 hours per week for the entire academic year.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Qualifications Specific to the Position:
Must be an undergraduate student and be enrolled with good academic standing at the University of Tennessee
Some knowledge of science
Must possess good organization skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Priority will be given to Biology majors with current or future concentration in BCMB and Microbiology
Excellent oral skills.

Evaluation Procedure

Evaluation Procedure:

Student and direct supervisors will have open and ongoing communication regarding performance and development. Direct supervisors will conduct a formal performance evaluation at least one time per semester.

Available Openings 1
Hours 10.0 to 29.5 hours per week
Hourly Rate $11.00/hour
Time Frame Fall / Spring
Contact Name Elena Shpak
Contact Email
Work Location 420F Ken & Blaire Mossman Bldg..
Phone 865-974-4612
Fax N/A

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