Research Assistant (UP Visayas Tacloban College)

Name of Company / Institution: Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, UP Visayas Tacloban College

Work Location: Tacloban City, Leyte

Company Brief Description:

The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (DNSM) of University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College is an implementing agency of government-funded projects that aim to contribute advancements in different fields such as environmental science and biology. Some of these projects generate livelihood programs for the local community.

Job Title: Research Assistant

Available Slots: 1

Job Responsibilities:

– Searching for procedures and optimizing extraction of at least one biomolecule
– Sample collection along with the necessary paper work
– Supervising undergraduate thesis students who will be working on small projects related to the topic
– Project is newly funded, R.A. will be involved in supervising laboratory room set-up and purchase of equipment (from canvassing to liquidation)
– Processing of papers (liquidation, reimbursements, filing of salaries, etc.)
– Gathering and analyzing data
– Making of drafts of progress reports and financial reports
– Presentation in conferences and/or writing and submitting papers to journals

Job Qualifications:

– At least a BS degree holder in Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry/Agricultural Chemistry
– Preferably a graduate of UP, De La Salle University, Ateneo De Manila University, UST or from institutions recognized by CHED as a Center of Development or Center of Excellence in Chemistry
– Honor graduates are encouraged to apply
– With satisfactory oral and written communication skills

Contact Person / Details:
Leni G. Yap-Dejeto, PhD

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