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Research Assistant

Apply now Department: 3670020240 Psychological Sciences
Job no: 517257
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

The Psychological Sciences Department is seeking a Full-Time Research Assistant, to help with research for Dr. Maria Diehl. The lab research assistant will help with experimental projects; assist with ordering supplies, maintaining updated inventory and lab records, and shares duties with other lab members to handle and care for research animals, run behavioral experiments, collect data, and maintain an organized research lab. The research assistant will also assist with tissue processing, performing tissue assays, and taking microscope pictures.

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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 year of lab experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of lab experience with animal handling, experience with animal tracking software (e.g., AnyMaze), Excel, and coding (e.g., RStudio or Python) is a plus


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. Cover Letter,
  2. Current Resume/CV,
  3. College transcripts (unofficial),
  4. Names and contact information for 3 professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$18.86 / 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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