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Student Laboratory Assistant (work study required)

Job Description:
The laboratory assistant will work under the direction of the principal investigator and/or senior staff member or postdoctoral appointee to assist with experiments, and maintain the laboratory, assist with shipping, and purchasing, equipment cleaning, and possibly transportation of laboratory animals from the LARC facility if live animals are used in that lab, and other duties as assigned. This position is part-time, fewer than 29 hours per week and the time frame is defined by the Work Study Award for the academic year semesters (see dates on current award form). 

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Indiana University School of Medicine studies several diseases and conditions. Please read about our Principal Investigators and their research to learn more.

  • This laboratory assistant position is for a Work Study eligible undergraduate student enrolled in Indiana University on the IUPUI Campus.
  • Previous coursework in biology, chemistry, or other related field.
  • Possible interest in future lab work.
  • Desired availability of 10-20 hours per week depending on lab

These faculty members listed below often hire work study laboratory assistants. Each Principal Investigator will review applicants when needing to hire and reach out to the applicant directly for next steps.

Submit an application to this posting to be considered for this position. In addition to applying on Handshake, you may also contact each PI directly to express your interest. Email contact information is found within the links.

Please note, the IUPUI student must present a Financial Aid Summary showing the work study eligibility to be considered for this position. Consult the IUPUI Office of Student Employment for more information.

Learning Objectives: 
Important laboratory skills that you will develop in this position are interpersonal communication, knowledge of scientific methods to solve problems, information gathering and organization, and critical thinking.

Microbiology and Immunology Principal Investigators: