Skip to Main Content

Laboratory/Technical Assistant

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Part-time, temporary 3 month appointment ending 12/31/17.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Laboratory/Technical Assistant
Department SAS-Ctr Vision, Medicine&Graph
Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Laboratory/Technical Assistant (Temporary).

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Works on research and development of code related to the recognition of American Sign Language (ASL).
• Develops novel computer vision and machine learning methods and demonstrates their performance by develops a close to real time algorithm and system.
•Publishes all novel methods and software related to his research.

Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week 25 hours per week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $32,667
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff/Student Appointment - Period Pay


Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific/technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant laboratory technician or research study experience carrying out research protocols and tests, or other technical work may be substituted for the degree.

Preferred Qualifications

• 2 years post PhD level of education.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Also requires very good knowledge and experience with computer vision, machine learning and related code development using C++.
• Finally, requires experience with research paper writing for top conferences and journals.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17TM1245
Posting Open Date 08/07/2017
Posting Close Date 09/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Part-time, temporary 3 month appointment ending 12/31/17.

Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application