Research Assistant I - Mineral Metabolism - Lab CLIA

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Job Number: 374949
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 364001 - MM-Lab CLIA
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

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 Job Duties



Running urine and serum tests in our CLIA-certified lab for clinical patients and research studies.
They will run assays for 14 urine analytes for our stone risk profile as well as ad hoc assays on urine and serum.
The position will also train junior employees and research fellows.

Preferred Qualifications


The ideal candidate will have knowledge of chemistry and chemical reactions in order to troubleshoot equipment and assays.

UTSouthwestern 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; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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