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Research Assistant/Tech

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Research Assistant/Tech
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $20/hr
Position Number 14MDM17
Work Schedule M-F, 8 AM-5 PM
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 140201 - Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Department 140201-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

Worker will perform research to continue the ASSIST efforts of creating wearable sweat sensing technologies. This research entails creating hydrogels and microfluidic devices, which will be tested in both a lab setting and on human subjects.
• Develop a research plan
• Prepare updates for research meetings with advisors
• Create hydrogel and paper microfluidic devices to be tested in a lab setting and on human subjects
• Collaborate with other research groups to achieve a unified goal
• Mentor undergraduate students

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education
Departmental Required Skills

PhD required from accredited university with 5 years of experience with hydrogels and microfluidics for the purpose of sweat collection devices.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD required from accredited university with 5 years of experience with hydrogels and microfluidics for the purpose of sweat collection devices.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 10/09/2017

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents