Laboratory Assistant 1

Washington State University
Pullman, WA
Closing date
Jun 26, 2022

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
510E-YN - Laboratory Assistant 1*Business Title:*
Laboratory Assistant 1*Additional Titles: *
Classified*Job Family:*
Civil Service - OT Eligible*Position Details:*
*Summary of Duties:*
The *Laboratory Assistant 1* provides laboratory support for basic or applied science teaching programs in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Under general supervision, this positions assists in the anatomical preparation of specimens for the teaching museum.
*Required Qualifications:*

* High school graduation OR equivalent education/experience.

* Must be able to lift at a minimum 75 lbs.

* Must have completed VET_PH 308 (Functional Anatomy of Domestic Animals), completed an equivalent anatomy course, or take the course at the next earliest class offering.

* Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.

*Preferred Qualifications: *

* A Bachelor's degree with major study in a basic applied science and 6 months experience working with anatomical specimens.

* Experience preparing freeze-dried, skeletal, plastinated, and other anatomical specimens.

* Experience calculating and administering anesthesia to large and small animals.

* Experience in proper and safe techniques for comfortable restraint of both large and small domestic animals species.

*Additional Information:*
*COVID-19 Vaccine Information:*
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at []( Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

*Area/College:* College of Veterinary Medicine
*Department Name: *Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
*City, State, Zip: *Pullman, WA 99164-7620
*Department Link: *[](
*Monthly Salary: *Range 38, $2,999-3,887 - Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.
*FTE: *100%
*This is a permanent position. *
*Screening Begin Date*: This position will begin screening applicants on *July 1, 2022 *and will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
*Background Check*: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
*Applicant Instructions: *Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
*Required Documents*:

* Resume

* Cover Letter

*Time Type:*
Full time*Position Term:*
12 MonthWASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [](

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