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Research Assistant III - Integrative Biology & Pharmacology

Employer
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Location
Houston, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Integrative Biology & Pharmacology

Full Time

Nonexempt

TMC location

Managing and handling of Mice

Position Summary:

Conducts and executes complex scientific experiments and research endeavors and interprets the results.

Position Key Accountabilities:

* Plans and implements research experiments according to research protocol. Research activities may include some or all of the following: traditional laboratory experiments and activities, informatics, and animal laboratories.

* Makes independent decisions as required, which may impact research team or assigned project.

* Maintains accurate and timely records which may include notebooks, records, databases, etc. as needed by the research project.

* Assists with identifying type and quality of supplies needed for research project to ensure cost effectiveness and ensure smooth operations.

* May monitor laboratory and/or other supplies to ensure sufficient inventory to support research projects.

* May maintain clean laboratory equipment and/or work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.

* Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for research department. Participates in continuing education programs, seminars, and workshops.

* May provide guidance and training of laboratory technicians, field interviewers, research subjects, support staff and/or other assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results.

* May provide updates to P.I. regarding research progress.

* Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulation and codes.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Advanced knowledge of concepts of research field assigned.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of science or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of related experience in a research or clinical lab environment.
May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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