Laramie County Community College

  • Research Assistant (LCCC Students Only)

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 2 years ago(3/10/2017 9:54 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    This is a part-time position and only available for LCCC students currently enrolled. You will need a resume to complete your application.


    Job Summary:

    Conduct research on various life science projects that may include laboratory work and/or field work. Maintain and continue ongoing projects including but not limited to organism culture, sample preparation, data entry.  Assist with maintenance of equipment, research facilities, and safe working environment.



    Start Date: As soon as practical after offer is made.


    Compensation: $15.03 per hour.

    Essential Functions

    • Conducts all experiments using currently accepted techniques including safe use of research organisms, chemicals and equipment
    • Communicates the results of experiments both in writing as orally as appropriate to peers, supervisors and the scientific community


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of introductory levels of content in a natural science field (biology, chemistry, physics) including understanding of the scientific method and application to unexplored questions
    • Ability to find and evaluate primary scientific literature to ascertain previous work and background on the projects
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both writing and speaking
    • Ability to follow and develop (as necessary) procedures for lab activities

    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • Ability to work long, or irregular hours as dictated by the parameters of a given experiment or research organism
    • This position may require working outside in primitive conditions during field work



    • Experience conducting novel research and project responsibility including collaborative activities as well as professional communication of the results. Previous involvement in LCCC research group



    • Experience with fungal culture, dermestid colonies and molecular biology techniques 





    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,



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