Job Details

Research Assistant I - NeuroScience

Job Number: 526640
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Neuroscience
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. 

The Lai Lab in the Department of Neuroscience is looking for an enthusiastic and responsible Research Assistant to perform daily research lab duties such as mouse colony maintenance and to support ongoing molecular biology and histological experiments. Efficient organizational skills, attention to detail, accurate recordkeeping, and effective communication skills are a must! Laboratory experience with molecular biology, histology, and mouse genetics as well as basic word processing and spreadsheet computer skills is preferred.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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