Research Technician II

first_imgPosition SummaryAs a Research Technician, you will perform standard tasks andprocedures to directly assist a research project or program. Tasksmay include:• Support advanced, unusual or experimental activity• Provide direction to others to accomplish tasks.• Perform complex assignmentsThis is a pooled posting positions are filled on an as neededbasis.About UBThe University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive publicresearch university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifiesambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities toachieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultureschallenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed.Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to furtherknowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates whoare valued for their talents and their impact on global society.Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the ResearchFoundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due toan applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, national origin and veteran or disabilitystatusMinimum Qualifications• Requires an Associate’s degree or two years formal training insubject matter directly related to the project or program, and atleast 3 years of experience directly related to the project orprogram• Requires familiarity with the standards used in the fieldPreferred QualificationsFor more information, click the “How to Apply” button.last_img read more

Anthony Joshua Aims at Title Defence in Nigeria

first_imgFemi Solaja with agency reportsWith his affinity to Nigeria still very strong, World Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, has confirmed his desire to defend his title in the country if possible.The IBF, WBO and WBA champion recovered from a devastating upset in his first fight against the Mexican-American to reclaim the belts via a wide unanimous decision in Saudi Arabia. Joshua, who hails from Sagamu, Ogun State and even visited the country two months before the celebrated rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr last Saturday in Saudi Arabia is keen to bring the first world heavyweight title fight to the continent since the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ in 1974 in Zaire now Congo Democratic Republic.It was at the bout in the East Central nation that legendary Mohammed Ali reclaimed his world title belt of George Foreman after a round nine knockout.Promoter Eddie Hearn, has received numerous offers to stage Joshua’s next fight. However, with the Briton likely to be forced to face his mandatory challenger with the IBF, Kubrat Pulev, a London homecoming fight remains a more immediate probability.“People had been telling me I should go back for ages. It was crazy because they don’t have 24-hour electricity but they still know me and support me,” Joshua said.“I went to the ghettos of the ghettos where it’s not all about egos and beef, it’s about people who are hungry to survive.“It was one of the best things I’ve done. Africa’s rooting for me for sure, so I would definitely love to fight out there.”Joshua’s parents are both of Nigerian descent and he actually attempted to represent the country at the 2008 Olympics.But in the meantime, he insisted he’s not taking his eyes off the present after the lessons learned in his first fight against Ruiz.“Five months from now, the belts go in the air and I have to defend them again,” Joshua said.“I am only the champion for months again, so I can’t get too caught up in the moment and have to stay focused on the task at hand, which is not staying undefeated any more, but staying champion for as long as possible.”Meanwhile, the two-time World Boxing Heavyweight champion, Joshua has been given a 180 day ultimatum to defend one of the four titles he regained after his defeat of Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night.The titles he regained are WBO, IBF, WBA, and IBO. The WBO president, Paco Valcárcel was quick to tweet that mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk must receive a title shot within 180 days.Oleksandr Usyk, Ukrainian pound-for-pound star watched from ringside at the Diriyah Arena and Joshua welcomed a showdown with him.Usyk has joined the top division after becoming undisputed cruiserweight champion.But the immediate reaction of Joshua is: “In 180 days? Let’s rock and roll mate.”“No problem,” he added. But another possible fight is IBF mandatory title defences with Deontay Wilder.On the other hand, Ruiz Jr called for a third fight, but promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed Joshua will fulfil his title obligations, with the IBF also likely to order a title defence against their mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev.“We’ll have to speak to the governing bodies, see who goes first, and then deal with that. Anthony will have a nice Christmas and a holiday. We’ll work behind the scenes.”Usyk could be made to wait for his guaranteed WBO title fight as the IBF have suggested their mandatory must come first for Joshua and Britain’s Derek Chisora who has been holding talks over a fight with the Olympic gold medallist.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more