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Posting Title Laboratory Assistant-Hourly
Department HSC-Microbiology,Immunology & Gene-302800
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
There are twenty-five full-time faculty and two adjunct faculty members in the
department; they have diverse research interests spanning molecular genetics,
cellular immunology, microbiology, cancer and health disparities. Our research
mission is supported by more than $9 million in federal grant funding. We
foster a highly collaborative and collegial environment in which the faculty,
trainees, and staff work together to advance innovative, cutting-edge
scientific discovery related to human health.
The department provides high quality training for students interested in
careers in biomedical research or medicine. The goals of our graduate program
are (1) to provide a broad and sound education in microbiology, immunology
and genetics of human disease and (2) to provide rigorous research training
in an environment dedicated to advancing biomedical science. The department
has numerous trainees including postdoctoral fellows, students earning DO/PhD,
PhD and MS degrees. The trainees and faculty in the department are a cohesive
group from diverse backgrounds which fosters scientific innovation and
discovery. We support graduate training programs in genetics; cell biology,
immunology and microbiology; and biochemistry and cancer biology. Our faculty
and trainees also take full advantage of the tremendous breadth of expertise
and knowledge across UNTHSC.
Perform DNA extraction on incoming tick samples. Perform PCR and qPCR for
pathogen detection. Record results and generate reports. Maintain laboratory
notebook. Assist in development of new assays.
Additional Posting Details
BS degree and 2 years experience in a clinical lab or related setting.
MS degree preferred. Experience in clinical diagnostic testing.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate, Carrying, Cleaning, Lifting up
to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Twisting,
Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number H600P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/58505
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Do you have a BS degree and two (2) years of experience in a clinical lab or related setting?
Documents Needed to Apply
References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
Letter of Recommendation