Research Associate - Neurology


Job Number: 72126
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 417031 - NE-Lab Pascual
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and three (3) years of laboratory experience including at least two years at level of Research Assistant II or equivalent.
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years of laboratory experience including two years at level of Research Assistant II or equivalent.

Job Duties

Recommends and/or initiates new or modified procedures and techniques based upon latest developments in assigned field or analysis of research data.
Performs computer programming for accumulation and analysis of research data.
Designs, constructs, repairs, or modifies electronic and/or mechanical equipment or apparatus used in experiments and research projects.
Instructs medical students, graduate students, residents, or other laboratory personnel of lower grade with respect to techniques, procedures, and equipment utilized in research or experiments.
Assists principal investigator and other professional personnel in writing of reports and papers for publication.
May provide working supervision to employees of lower grade engaged in performance of variety of difficult and complex laboratory work tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Job Responsibilities

Much of our work is funded by the National Institutes of Health. As Research Associate, the person in this position will help develop, write, execute and also supervise other laboratory members in relation with all aspects necessary for the funding and conduct of molecular biology and biochemistry laboratory research in neurology and metabolic disorders with emphasis on childhood diseases. Previous experience of interacting with the IACUC or the National Institutes of Health is highly desirable. Significant expertise in molecular biology and biochemical techniques and with rodent colony management, handling and behavioral testing is preferred, as is a capacity to coordinate a group of laboratory workers on a daily basis.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

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