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Company Name:
Brown University, Division of Biology and Medicine
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Providence, Rhode Island
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
1-2 Years
Education level:
Associate Degree

Lab Assistant

The part-time laboratory assistant will be responsible for oversight of various pieces of shared research equipment for the Brown University Neuroscience Department. Also, this person will track use of the shared equipment and shared equipment rooms. Managing sign-up calendars and log sheets for various pieces of equipment. Keeping track of equipment use via calendars. Connecting prospective users to individuals who can provide training. Organizing key and swipe card access for prospective users. Enforcing proper use of equipment if needed. Organize safety training through EHS training for new users. Act as overall point person for shared equipment/room inquiries. Interact with lab managers as repair equipment liaison for department.


  • Associates degree with 1-2 years of related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to effectively organize information - producing spread sheets, generating Google calendars, sending and tracking emails, tracking data.
  • Ability to communicate reliably and effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, with vastly different skills and training.
  • Careful planning, attention to detail, and reliable execution of assigned responsibilities.

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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown's vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

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