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Research Assistant- FAVN

Apply now Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 516018
Employment type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time temporary Research Assistant position. The person in this position will conduct multiple aspects of serum neutralization testing for rabies antibody serology through preparation of samples and paperwork, performing the assay, interpretation of results, data entry and verification of results, identifying and providing appropriate guidance to meet client needs, questions and concerns. The person will also coordinate contact with clients to address problem submission and liaise between teams internally to resolve any issues related to submissions. Cross training on additional rabies laboratory assays will also be a priority.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Biology or related study including health communications.
  • Competent computer skills including word processing, databases, spreadsheets and data entry.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous experience in preparation and review of regulatory veterinary documents related to pet transport / travel.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$18.49 -$31.42 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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