Job Listing: Auburn University, 2 full-time technicians for fish disease diagnostics laboratory

Searching for 2 full-time technicians to help in our fish disease diagnostics laboratory here at Auburn University.

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Tech I, Research (2 Positions)

Position Details

Requisition Number S1064P
Home Org Name Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci
Division Name College of Agriculture
Position Title Tech I, Research (2 Positions)
Job Class Code HB05A
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term Yes
Limited Term Length 1 year
Job Summary
Two Positions Available!

The individuals selected for these positions will assist with basic technical laboratory tasks and field work (including in small streams, rivers, lakes, and the ocean) at the AU Fish Disease Lab/Southeastern Cooperative Fish Parasite & Disease Laboratory.

These are limited term appointments funded from external sources. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.

Essential Functions
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Performing prescribed diagnostic tests (basic microbiology, virology, parasitology, necropsy; including molecular and microscopic diagnostic tests)
Cleaning the laboratory, glasswares, microscopes, and associated analytical areas
Maintaining inventory of critical analytical supplies
Participating in field collection of fishes and invertebrates in-state and out-of-state

Education Level High School diploma or equivalent
Field of Study
Years of Experience No experience required for entry level
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Education Level Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
Field of Study
Years of Experience
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Must be able to lift 50 lbs at times

Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications
A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment is required as well as reliable transportation to sites (with mileage reimbursement).
Desired Qualifications
Salary Grade 28
Salary Range $22,300 – $37,200
Job Category Research
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: Alabama
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 09/01/2021
Closing Date
EEO Statement
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach/upload a cover letter and resume.  Only complete application materials will be selected for consideration.
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