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Research Assistant II - ODL

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Job Number: 99663
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 215003 - ODL-Lab Dauer
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

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



Will be responsible for purchasing laboratory supplies and equipment, balancing the budget, and tracking inventory.

Expected to make decisions on purchases and work with the laboratory directors to determine laboratory needs.

Manage day-to-day operations of the lab when the P.I. is absent, educate students, fellows and technical personnel in lab practices and procedures, and assure compliance with proper protocols for the operation of complex instruments.

Will manage the mouse colony and will also be responsible for performing behavioral tests on the animals

**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

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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