11905263 Student Intern Research Assistant (8 Grant Based Positions)

Student Application
School/Department: School of Information Technology
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Assistants will work on a bioinformatics project for developing computational tools to analyze data of tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS). 

MAJOR DUTIES

Analyze the data of tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) and develop computational tools for identifying metabolites from MS/MS data.  

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION 

IT, biology, or chemistry course(s) background

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS 

Assistants will report to Project PI Dr. Yingfeng Wang and/or Co-PI Dr. Myungjae Kwak, School of IT.  

GUIDELINES

Submit a resume or brief on your background to Dr. Yingfeng Wang (yingfeng.wang@mga.edu

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK 

Manually analyze data and use computer languages to implement computational tools 

CONTACTS

Dr. Yingfeng Wang 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 

Work will be performed using a computer in a lab environment.  This is a part time position that will continue throughout the year.  

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY 

Project PI Dr. Yingfeng Wang and Co-PI Dr. Myungjae Kwak will assign assistants' duties and advise assistants on the direction of the research being performed.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate students currently enrolled in Middle Georgia State University 
  • Have a strong background in IT, biology, or chemistry 
  • Have completed or are currently enrolled in ITEC 4299, bioinformatics programming, is highly preferred. 
  • A GPA of 2.5 minimum, at time of application, and a reference letter from an MGA faculty member
  • Students selected will be required to maintain enrollment status with a minimum of 6 hrs. per semester. 

TO APPLY

Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year.  Interested applicants should complete an online application at: https://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/applications/student-worker-application.php. Under “What position are you applying for, indicate “Student Intern Research Assistant".  Please email application documents to recruitment@mga.edu.  

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