Job Details

Research Associate - Psychiatric Mood Disorders

Job Number: 528109
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Psych Mood DO
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


Masters degree with major coursework in field of assignment and three (3) years of laboratory experience including at least two years at level of Research Assistant II or equivalent.  
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years of laboratory experience including two years at level of Research Assistant II or equivalent.  

 

 

 

 

Job Duties


  • Recommends and/or initiates new or modified procedures and techniques based upon latest developments in assigned field or analysis of research data.     
  • Performs computer programming for accumulation and analysis of research data. 
  • Assist with cell line projects, fibroblast culturing from puch biopsies, post-mortem brain tissue experiements, and EMBARC experiments.     
  • Designs, constructs, repairs, or modifies electronic and/or mechanical equipment or apparatus used in experiments and research projects.     
  • Instructs medical students, graduate students, residents, or other laboratory personnel of lower grade with respect to techniques, procedures, and equipment utilized in research or experiments.     
  • Assists principal investigator and other professional personnel in writing of reports and papers for publication.      
  • May provide working supervision to employees of lower grade engaged in performance of variety of difficult and complex laboratory work tasks. 
  • Experience in a research laboratory working with molecular biology techniques, cell culture work, ELISA, western blotting, and experiments.    
  • Performs other duties as assigned.       

 

 

 

 

 

The Preferred Candidate has a Master¿s Degree with 2-3 years¿ experience in a research laboratory doing molecular biology techniques, cell culture work, ELISA, western blotting, and experiments. The candidate will work on:
¿    Stem cell line projects
¿    fibroblast culturing from punch biopsies
¿    post-mortem brain tissue experiments
¿    EMBARC experiments
¿    other laboratory experiments

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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