The Vance-Chalcraft Lab studies interventions to improve the quality of undergraduate education in Biology. The lab currently has several ongoing projects of interventions and needs someone to help track all of the projects, handle program logistics, and organize data.
We seek a research associate to facilitate our work. This is a temporary position lasting approximately six months. The research associate's responsibilities will include supporting logistics for the PRIMER Transfer Student Success program in Biology, the USE Cit Sci research coordination network, our graduate teaching assistant training programs, the X-labs reform program, and other lab projects. In addition, the research associate will help organize and manage the data being generated by these projects, facilitate student training on human subjects research, and organize student workers. Lastly, it is expected that this research associate will take on some duties associated with lab management including helping to order lab supplies, assuring compliance with lab regulations, and maintaining the lab in clean and functioning order. The successful research associate will also be encouraged to take on additional roles associated with statistical analysis of data, and preparation of manuscripts for publication. We seek someone who has the ability to drive state-owned vehicles and be attentive to details.
Contingent upon available funds.
Special Instructions To Application:
Official Transcripts with highest degree attained will be required upon employment. CV, Cover Letter, and a List of References will also be required at time of application. Please send 2-3 Letters of Reference to Ms. Jennifer B Jacobs, email@example.com.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
B.S. degree in biology, ecology, biology education, educational research, or similar fields.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: TN0281-BIOLF20-11
Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University (www.ecu.edu), a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University and enrolls around 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is located in Greenville, NC (pop. 90,000), which lies ~80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance to the Atlantic coast.
The Department of Biology (www.ecu.edu/biology) is a comprehensive department that emphasizes an integrative approach to the study of life sciences. We offer undergraduate majors in Biology and Biochemistry and graduate opportunities at both the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.