Senior Research Associate - Otolaryngology


Job Number: 87283
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 421000 - OT-Department Administration
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

Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no experience required.

Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and five (5) years laboratory experience, including at least two (2) years at level of Research Associate or equivalent.

Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and six (6) years laboratory experience, including at least two (2) years at level of Research Associate or equivalent.

Job Duties

Organizes laboratory to which assigned; determines work assignments of subordinates, advising them as to techniques, procedures, and equipment to be utilized in solution of work problems; and reviews completed work for professional quality and attainment of desired results.

Compiles and evaluates research data; develops new or revised techniques and procedures based upon such data.

Performs or supervises design, development, or adaptation of equipment or apparatus used in research experiments to obtain desired results.

Compiles and analyzes results of research assignments, and submits to principal investigator.

Instructs medical students, graduate students, residents, and other laboratory personnel of lower grade with respect to techniques, procedures, and equipment utilized in research or experiments.

Confers with industrial, governmental, or other professional groups with respect to progress or results of research assignment.

Assists principal investigator and other professional personnel in preparation of reports and papers for publication, usually exercising responsibility for writing of particular segment or phase of report or paper.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Job Duties

This position will be replacement position whose primary responsibilities will include managing and coordinating lab-based tissue collection for the department's biobank program.
The position will also maintain biobanking databases; ensure quality assurance of tissue collected and of the tissue collection process; oversee the department core laboratories; coordinate with other personnel involved in the tissue procurement effort; assist faculty members in research projects involving the use of biobank specimens, including retrieval and proper processing of tissue for the specified projects; assist faculty members in other laboratory-based research projects

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