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Position Information

Position Title Lab Technician

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, works in basic science research laboratory, operates lab equipment, performs experimental procedures, collects and summarizes research data. Responsibilities include assisting or conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of limited complexity, collecting, evaluating and interpreting data for clinical and diagnostic research. This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you, as the employee, to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Job Duties

Job Duty Name essential duties

Description of Job Duties

  • Assists in conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of high complexity, collecting, evaluating, and interpreting data.
  • Assists investigator or higher level technician with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs database queries of historical data and organization of data into spreadsheet for use in research studies.
  • Work with other Research Assistants and maintaining an orderly and efficient research environment.
  • Assists in the inventory of all reagents, supplies, and other materials in the research area.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a health, basic science, or related field.

    Required Work Experience

    None specified.

    Preferred Qualifications

    None specified.

    Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations


    Work Hours

    20 hours per week, hours vary, depending on lab schedules. Occasional Saturday responsibilities.

    Physical Demands


    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number AS1735PO

    Number of Vacancies 4 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 06/01/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) 08/04/2023 Reports to Dr. Gottlieb Salary Open Date 05/12/2023 Close Date 05/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    Please describe any research experience.


    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Statement of Research
  • Resume/CV
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Are you a students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a health, basic science, or related field?
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  • Please discuss your current research interests.
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