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MURC MU Vacancies as of 04.25.14

  Search No: MURC730
Date Published:
02/27/2014

Title:
Part-time Cook
Child Development Academy
Type:
Part-time, Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
High School graduate with the ability to pass a background screening and physical exam.
Duties:
Prepare meals, ordering, inventory, CACPF paperwork, participate in preparing menu, cleaning, and organizing.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references in one PDF file referencing Search MURC730 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu.
Application Deadline:
Position open until filled
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC727
Date Published:
02/07/2014

Title:
Next Generation Sequencing Analyst
Pharmacology, Physiology and Toxicology/SOM.
Type:
Full-time, non-tenure track position. Salary: $45,000-55,000/annually.
Qualifications:
MS or equivalent degree with a background in bioinformatics or genomics; good communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information in a multidisciplinary team. Although all well-qualified candidates will be considered, preference will be given to individuals with experience in the analysis of NGS data sets and with strong computer programming skills.
Duties:
The NGS Analyst will be expected to advise Genomics Core clients in the design of NGS projects, analyze NGS data sets, and assist in the development of data analysis pipelines. The Analyst will also assist in invoicing and review of core service pricing.
Application Procedure:
Send curriculum vitae, a listing of master's level course work, a summary of past experience, and a list of three references with telephone numbers, postal and email addresses in one PDF file referencing Search MURC727 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC726
Date Published:
01/24/2014

Title:
Coordinator of Yeager Society Outreach
Honors College
Type:
Full-time, exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; three or more years of relevant work experience, preferably in higher education; superior writing and oral communication skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn other specific work related software as needed; experience with the development and maintenance of websites. Experience with creating, implementing, sustaining and assessing new initiatives; ability to work with a culturally and academically diverse community; commitment to academic and personal integrity; intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn; ability to work effectively as a team member with minimal supervision; strong interpersonal, organizational, relationship-building, and networking skills; demonstrated desire to see exceptional students reach their full potential. Preferred: Significant experience with Honors education and programs; Master's Degree (or equivalent)
Duties:
Assist in creating and implementing communication and marketing strategies to promote the Yeager Scholars Program ("the Program", www.marshall.edu/yeager ) and the Society of Yeager Scholars ("the Society", http://yeagerscholars.org ), including; the production and distribution of high-quality periodic Society communications (electronic and hard copy); researches, creates, and maintains targeted email distribution lists; regular reporting of information to key University constituents; gathers, writes, and promotes stories of Scholar and Yeager alumni accomplishments; ongoing engagement with stakeholders; advertises events; coordinates outreach to high-school students across the nation through Society members; organizes onboarding and follow up with new stakeholders. Responsible for building strong relationships with Yeager alumni through regular communications, planning of events, assisting in the identification and recruitment of alumni to give of their time and talent, and interacting with the Marshall University Foundation in fund-raising efforts. Assist in the dialog about and in the implementation of leadership development opportunities and enhancements to the Program, including alumni/scholar mentorship/interaction programs and initiatives, community outreach, and the creation and maintenance of a substantial summer internship/job program of career-building developmental experience for Yeager Scholars. Responsible for organizing, arranging, implementing, and developing assigned administrative aspects of Program leadership activities and events, including appropriate coaching of Scholars about leadership engagement. Support development efforts by updating, maintaining, and utilizing data about alumni, Board of Directors, donors, and additional stakeholders to build strong relationships with prospects and each other. Curate the Society's online presence, including the alumni website and Board profiles. Handle logistics and scheduling for the Board of Directors meetings and Society events. Comply with university, state, and federal guidelines and procedures for interacting with students and staff. Other duties as assigned.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references who may be contacted during the recruiting process in one PDF file referencing Search MURC726 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC721
Date Published:
12/19/2013

Title:
Technical Trainer
Robert C. Byrd Institute
Type:
Full-time position. Salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Qualifications:
Associate/Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent years of industrial experience that includes a strong technical background in manufacturing. Hands-on instruction or training experience highly preferred. Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills are preferred; with particular emphasis on Manual & CNC machining, CAD including AutoCAD, Inventor, Solid Works or Solid Edge and CAM including MasterCAM, SurfCAM, FeatureCAM or Virtual Gibbs. The ability to work independently to fulfill duties and responsibilities is necessary and the successful candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and the ability to work as part of the statewide RCBI team.
Duties:
The trainer will deliver industry-based projects including but not limited to Manufacturing Processes, Blueprint Reading, Precision Measurement, Metallurgy, Machining, Geometric dimensioning and Tolerance, and CAD/CAM. This position requires identifying and conducting customized technical training based on manufacturers' needs. Travel is required.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references in one PDF file referencing Search MURC721 to murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Background Check Required:
Yes
  Search No: MURC712
Date Published:
11/27/2013

Title:
Research Associate
Pharmaceutical Sciences/School of Pharmacy
Type:
Full-time, non-exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical science, forensic science, analytical chemistry or a related field with a minimum of 4 years of experience in laboratory sciences required. A Master's degree, or advanced hand-on laboratory and instrumental-based applied work beyond a Bachelor's degree is preferred. The results of an Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test are highly desirable and should be submitted, if available. A preference will be given to applicants with military experience. Past experience conducting analytical chemistry in compliance with GLP, particularly in a pharmaceutical company, is preferred.
Duties:
Prepare necessary resources for the SOP teaching laboratories; oversee the implementation and safe operation of these laboratories, under the oversight of SOP Directors and Faculty; and assisting Directors and faculty in the setup, safe accurate and regulation-compliant operation, and day-to-day activities of research laboratories. This position will also help setup, maintain, and operate all capital equipment and instrumentation acquired by SOP. This will include the routine maintenance and operation of equipment used for molecular analysis.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references who may be contacted during the recruiting process in one PDF file referencing Search MURC712 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC711
Date Published:
11/08/2013

Title:
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Bio-nanotechnology & Public Safety/COS.
Type:
Full-time, exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
PhD or it foreign equivalent, in chemistry, physics, environmental engineering, biology or related. Required background research skills in microfabrication, biology and atomic force microscopy. Strong background in microchip design and fabrication required.
Duties:
Performing imaging studies as required to further the programs of the investigators. Design, production and characterization of integrated fluidic systems supporting cellular growth leading to the spectral and microscopic characterization of cellular responses to environmental challenges. Design, construction and characterization of sensing system/materials as appropriate for the research programs of the investigators. Perform analysis of all experiments, preparing reports and preparing publications suitable for presentation at scientific meetings and in the scientific literature. Performing literature studies related to the above research. Maintaining safety standards and laboratory maintenance as required for a safe and productive laboratory. Provide training to other students within the component laboratories. No teaching duties involved.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in one PDF file referencing Search MURC711 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC710
Date Published:
11/06/2013

Title:
Post-Doctoral in Physiology or related field.
School of Medicine. 3 positions available.
Type:
Full-time position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Requires M.D. or Ph.D. in Medicine/Physiology or related field. Candidates should be knowledgeable of Arachodonic acid metabolisms, cyclooxygenase, epoxygenase and soluble epoxide hydrolase SIGNALING PATHWAY. Candidates should have experience in small animal handling, molecular biology techniques, biochemical assays and in conducting cell culture studies. The candidate will be involved in the design of experimental protocols; collection, analysis and interpretation of data; preparation of oral and written scientific reports, such as presentation of results at local, state, and national meetings; composition of scientific manuscripts for submission to journals and writing grant applications. He/she will also participate in interdepartmental seminars, journal clubs and local and national scientific societies. It is also expected that he/she will incorporate previous skills and knowledge into the evolution of data interpretations. Work in an excellent learning and teaching environment, with opportunity for growth and the pursuit of an independent career.
Duties:
Study the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome and obesity, using pharmacological and genetic approaches. Studies will be carried out in both animal and stem cell culture models to define and molecular basis of cellular obesity and signaling molecules.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references in one PDF file referencing Search MURC710 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC703
Date Published:
09/23/2013

Title:
Research Assistant
Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (MIIR).
Type:
Full-time, non-exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
B.S. degree or above, in biology or a closely related field; extensive hands-on experience with animal breeding and handling; extensive hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture techniques; extensive familiarity with standard instrumentation utilized in a biochemistry research laboratory; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary research team; ability to perform experiments with independence, under general guidance from the PI.
Duties:
Perform laboratory research procedures under the direction of the PI; train undergraduate/graduate students of laboratory techniques; maintain the laboratory inventory; record keeping; attend lab meetings.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references who may be contacted during the recruiting process in one PDF file referencing Search MURC703 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC676
Date Published:
09/04/2013

Title:
Workforce Recruiter
Robert C. Byrd Institute.
Type:
Full-time, exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree is preferred. Candidate should have the ability to make large and small group presentations, as well as work one-on-one with individuals; and work individually or as part of the statewide RCBI team. Candidate should be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook, and how to use audiovisual equipment. Candidate must have student recruiting, admissions and financial aid experience.
Duties:
Provide overall regional (WV and contiguous states) student recruiting and outreach to industrial clients; develop local, regional and national recruiting strategies and resources as well as develop new and creative recruitment ideas; attain annual enrollment levels established by RCBI; work to enhance the identity of RCBI and its mission of providing industry-focused technical assistance and customized training to manufacturers and entrepreneurs. Travel is required.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references in one PDF file referencing Search No. MURC676 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC697
Date Published:
09/03/2013

Title:
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Diagnostic Nanosystems.
Type:
Full-time position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Ph.D. and/or M.D., a strong background in physiology, toxicology or molecular biology, and exceptional oral and written communication skills. Experience with animal models is highly desirable.
Duties:
The candidate will be expected to present research findings at scientific conferences, prepare manuscripts, assist in experimental design, and apply for extramural postdoctoral funding.
Application Procedure:
Send curriculum vitae and a brief description of career goals, along with names and contact information of three references in a single PDF file referencing Search MURC697 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu.
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC696
Date Published:
08/21/2013

Title:
Grant/Technical Writer
Robert C. Byrd Institute.
Type:
Full-time, exempt position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus two years of professional experience. Preferred skills include grant and technical writing; excellent written and verbal expression, grant administration and evaluation; program reporting; program design and development, and creative problem solving.
Duties:
The position requires a highly motivated, energetic individual equally capable of working independently or in team settings while seeking and/or developing grant opportunities; marketing, researching and drafting grant applications, and completing a plethora of technical writing resolutions including white papers, requests for proposals/qualifications, etc. Travel is required.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references in one PDF file referencing Search MURC696 to: murc_recruiting@marshall.edu
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES
  Search No: MURC582
Date Published:
07/17/2012

Title:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
MIIR.
Type:
Full-time position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications:
Ph.D. or MD in tissue engineering or related disciplines with considerable experience in surgery. The candidate will have knowledge of research techniques applicable to the areas of general surgery, animal model, cell and tissue culture, immunostaining, and biomaterials. The candidate is expected to develop novel type of tissue constructs for myocardial infarction repair and nerve injury repair. The candidate should be able to perform animal studies including general surgeries, tissue staining and functional characterizations.
Duties:
Fabricate scaffolds; perform physical and chemical characterization of the scaffolds; develop and characterize tissue constructs in vitro; assessing the tissue constructs in an animal model; write research papers and proposals.
Application Procedure:
Send cover letter and resume to Dr. Jingwei Xie (xiej@marshall.edu).
Application Deadline:
Position is open until filled.
Background Check Required:
YES