Biology: Lab Assistant #8

Department:                                  Biology

Job Title:                                        Lab Assistant

Average hours per week:             6

Specific working hours:            Daily time commitment desired (1 per hour day) with some weekend times                                                                          occasionally.

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • No experience required – Will train
  • Undergraduate assistant will be a committed animal caretaker for the growing axolotl salamanders at Wake Downtown. This includes daily feeding of animals, harvesting brine shrimp food, cleaning animal receptacles/spaces, and performing daily room logs.
  • Must be able to carry 4-8 liter tanks and use a stepladder on occasion.
  • Location(s) of the Work: Wake Downtown Room(s) 2901/2804

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  •  Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and rationale for departmental safety regulations and proper use of equipment.