Medical Research Tech II- Nephrology Lab - Internal Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

United States

July 11, 2021

Description

Job Description

Extended Job Title Medical Research Tech II- Nephrology Lab - Internal Medicine

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7 512301 - Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description Employees in this classification provide support in an assigned research laboratory performing laboratory experiments and procedures. Assists with the development of new procedures and techniques to be utilized within the laboratory. Performs other functional duties such as maintenance of the laboratory and laboratory equipment and supplies. Work is performed under usual laboratory conditions. Some hazards maybe present due to use of ratioctive, cacinogenic or other potientially harmful substances. Assists in training and direction of subordinate personnel.

Requisition ID 24046BR

Travel Required None

Major/Essential Functions

  • Maintain cell cultures in CO2 storage.

  • Measure total RNA, mRNA by RT-PCR, Northern blots and protein assay by Western blots analysis.

  • Document research work and organizing the research data for analysis.

  • Maintain animals in the Vivarium.

  • Participate in clinical research relating to kidney disease and hypertension.
  • Grant Funded? Yes

    Minimum Hire Rate 13.00

    Pay Basis Hourly

    Work Location Lubbock

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in cell biology, molecular biology.

  • Masters degree preferred (sciences)

  • Experience in handling laboratory animals.

  • Experience in quantitative RNA methodologies

  • Experience in using statistical software

  • Campus HSC - Lubbock

    Department Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

    Required Attachments Resume / CV

    Job Type Full Time

    Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

    Job Group Research Technicians

    Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned.

    Shift Day

    EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma; college work in one of the sciences or education/experience to equal 2 years.
  • Does this position work in a research laboratory? Yes

    Are select agents used in this laboratory? No

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