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The list of available research and staff positions is maintained centrally by the University of Connecticut health Center, in the Department of Human Resources database.

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Employment at UConn Health Center

Benefits of working at UConn Health Center

Employment opportunities in the Department of Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology(MMSB) include those in the following categories:

Faculty Openings

Postdoctoral Fellows

UConn is the top-ranked public university in the New England Region. The Department of Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology at UConn's Health Center offers excellent research opportunities for qualified post-doctoral candidates in a state-of-the-art facility situated in a bucolic setting near to several major metropolitan areas.

Post-Docs at UConn Health Center are members of the University Health Professionals Union that guarantees a minimal starting salary set by the NIH and includes a grievance procedure, childcare scholarships, 12 paid sick days, 30 additional vacation days, state pension and healthcare benefits.

Research/Staff Positions

Job Title:Administration Officer
Purpose:At the UCHC, this position is accountable for independently performing a full range of administrative, financial office management and supervisory functions in the coordination of diverse office activities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives administrative direction from an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directs the office staff and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Coordinates and oversees general office business functions; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; provides staff training and assistance; handles counseling or disciplinary problems; prepares or assists in the preparation of the department/division budget; authorizes purchases, payments, time reports, assignment authorizations within prescribed limits of authority; acts for the manager by interpreting established policies and procedures; troubleshoots by relieving the manager of administrative details; acts for and regularly makes decisions in the managers absence within prescribed limits of authority; maintains financial records; arranges/coordinates meetings; researches, assembles and coordinates meeting materials; composes complex letters/memoranda, etc for own or managers signature; researches and assembles information from a variety of sources and prepares various administrative, statistical, financial and/or narrative reports; analyzes information and makes recommendations; conducts/attends department/division meetings; may serve on committees; participates in professional development activities; performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Considerable knowledge of office administration and management; considerable knowledge of department and/or unit policies and procedures; accounting/budgeting skills; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to read, interpret and apply complex materials; ability to operate office equipment which may include work processors, computer terminals or other automated equipment; ability to schedule and prioritize work flow; supervisory ability.
Experience, Training:Seven (7) years experience in an academic administrative position which included financial management responsibilities and grants management.

Substitution Allowed:
Bachelors Degree and three (3) years experience in an academic administrative position which included financial management responsibilities and grants management
Special Skills:
Preferred Skills:
Schedule:40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm with a 60 minute unpaid meal break

Summer Jobs

For further information about summer research opportunities for students in the Department of Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology click here.

Contact Us

  • Call: +1.860.679.7682
  • Fax: +1.860.679.3408
  • Email:
    Bridget Clancy-Tenan
  • Write:
    Department of
    Molecular, Microbial and Structural Biology

    UConn Health Center
    263 Farmington Avenue
    Farmington, CT 06030-3305

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