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Research Assistant I - The Green Center for Systems Biology

Job Number: 527915
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Green Center for Systems Biolo
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.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to junior employees, new students, and post doctoral fellows engaged im performance of experiments.
  • Perfom comupter programming for accumulation and anaylsis of research data.
  • Utilize phage assisted continuous evolution (PACE) system in performing experiments.
  • Modify proteins using CRISPR technology.
  • Provide supervision and guidance for junior employees and new students and postdoctoral fellows engaged in performance of experiments.
  • Performs computer programming for accumulation and analysis of research data.
  • Utilize phage assisted continuous evolution (PACE) system in performing experiments.
  • Modify proteins using CRISPR technology.
  • Ideal candidate must be able to adapt to changing work enviorment, self-starter, able to work well independently and with a group, proficient in PACE, MATLab and CRISPR technology. Previous work experience with Drosophila and protein a plus.
  • Perform other duties as needed.      

        **Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

 

 

Ideal candidate must be able to adapt to a changing environment, self-starter, able to work well independently and with a group. Proficient in PACE, MATLab and CRISPR technology. Previous work experience with Drosophila and protein a plus.

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