Research Technician II - Molecular Genetics


Job Number: 96211
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 358003 - MO-Lab Goldstein
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

Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no experience required.

Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and two (2) years of laboratory experience at level of Laboratory Technical Assistant or equivalent.

High school graduation or GED and four (4) years laboratory experience to include two (2) years at level of Laboratory Technical Assistant or equivalent.

Job Duties

Performs routine scientific and medical research work in science area such as biology, chemistry, physics, or other related scientific field.

Assembles and/or operates various laboratory equipment and apparatus.

Records research data in accordance with prescribed procedures, discussing results with supervisor.

Assists in collection of data for project reports.

Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning implementation of new procedures.

May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of laboratory personnel of lower grade engaged in limited phase of research project.

Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Job Duties

Individual will assist with restraint, handling and experimental manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor.

Will calculate and prepare reagents for animal experimental manipulation and cell culture mediums.

Will maintain accurate departmental animal experimental procedure and cell culture records and perform dialing housekeeping such as disinfecting of cell culture hoods, work surfaces and equipment.

Will also be responsible for periodic sanitizing of ancillary animal care equipment and monitor equipment for needed repairs.

Will do ordering, unloading, and stocking of departmental supplies.

Will monitor and clean laboratory common equipment rooms and maintain cell cultures using aseptic techniques.

Will perform ELISA and adhere to safety procedures and comply with and wear required personal protective equipment.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

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