Research Assistant II - Internal Medicine - Hematology / Oncology

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Job Number: 19000011
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 415021 - IM-Hem Onc
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 one (1) year experience as Research Assistant I or equivalent.


Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and two (2) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.


Completion of two (2) years of college or specialized training in histology, serology, medical technology, etc. and five (5) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.


High school graduation with courses in basic sciences and seven (7) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.
Job Duties


Plans, coordinates, and supervises assigned research projects, which may be limited as segment of larger project, exercising responsibility for project performance and accountability for progress; and/or personally performs advanced scientific and medical research work, suggesting modifications to, or improvements in, design of research projects, presenting original ideas for follow-up studies, and recommending utilization of new or revised techniques and procedures to obtain desired results.


Constructs, assembles, and operates experimental or other special designed laboratory apparatus and equipment.


Assembles and analyzes research data.


Assists in preparation of research material for reports or publication.


May supervise group of Research Technicians and/or Research Assistants of lower grade, making work assignments, advising on work procedures and reviewing work in process and upon completion.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Job Duties


The Research Assistant II will be working in the Hammers Research Lab on ongoing projects and research activities (cell culture, human tissue, basic laboratory, and animal work) in a Translationally oriented lab with focus on immunotherapies.

In addition, the Research Assistant II will be responsible for more complex research tasks, provide guidance to other lab staff, and relieve supervisor of some administrative duties.


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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