Research Assistant I - Physiology - Lab Hattori

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Job Number: 372656
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 361015 - PI-Hattori
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


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in a neuroscience lab. Our lab focuses on understanding how neural circuits in the brain mediate behaviors.
We are particularly interested in answering questions such as how learning occurs and how motivation influences behavior.
We employ a multidisciplinary approach that includes neural recordings, optogenetic manipulations, molecular genetics, and computational modeling, and use Drosophila as a model.

Preferred Qualifications


Your responsibilities include assisting with experiments, managing orders, and maintaining common lab functions.
Ideal candidates will have a strong foundation in neuroscience or related fields, such as molecular and cell biology, genetics, electrical engineering, and computer science.
Candidates with at least one year of lab experience will be preferred.

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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