Research Assistant I – Green System Biology



Job Number: 453006
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: Dallas, TX, US
Department: 367005 – GB-Lab Reynolds
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Job Summary



This position will support multiple projects by aiding in molecular biology, basic protein purification, and biochemistry. It is expected that the employee will perform plasmid cloning, site directed

mutagenesis, and PCR-based preparation of next generation sequencing samples. They will also assist with recombinant protein expression in E. coli, protein purification by chromatography, and quantifying protein activity by Michaelis-Menten enzyme kinetics.



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.

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

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Contact Us

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Office of Human Resources, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9023 | Phone: 214-648-9810