Job Details

Research Assistant I- Molecular Biology- Division S

Job Number: 518843
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Mlclr Blgy Div S
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable 


Experience and Education


Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no experience required.   
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and one (1) year research experience at level of Research Technician or equivalent.  
Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years research experience including two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.  
High school graduation or GED and six (6) years research experience to include two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.  

Job Duties


Performs more difficult scientific and medical research work in science area such as biology, chemistry, physics, or other related scientific field.     
Constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment and apparatus.      
Records and evaluates data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers.      
Collaborates with supervisor or other research personnel in preparation of scientific papers for publication.      
Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning procedures and implementation.      
Collects and organizes research data for project reports.       
May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of Research Technicians or other laboratory personnel of lower grade.      
Performs other duties as assigned.       


**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

This position will work with students and postdocs to assist with their research projects.  Employee will help make solutions, lab stocks, aliquoting chemicals, and other general lab duties.  Candidates with familiarity with tissue culture, molecular biology techniques, such as nucleic acid and protein isolation and analysis would be beneficial, but training will be provided. This position will also assist the lab manager with lab organizational activities.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.

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