Research Technician II - Immunology
Job Number: 91803
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 355008 - IC-Lab Hooper
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
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.
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
The selected candidate will be responsible for a variety of research duties within the Gnotobiotics facility and the Lora Hooper lab in the Department of Immunology.
Mouse husbandry, maintenance of the gnotobiotic mouse colony, design and performance of mouse experiments, training of new lab personnel on gnotobiotic techniques, and compliance with IACUC and AALAAC policies are among the duties that this person will perform.
Preferred qualifications for this position:
Bachelors degree in life sciences/pre-med
Should be willing to work with animals
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