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Posting Title Non-Student Hourly Research Assistant Department UNT-Biomedical Engineering-130300 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Pay Rate 12.00 Salary Information Department Summary
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BMEN) at the University of North Texas (UNT) is the youngest department in the College of Engineering!
Our department is committed to educating and creating well-rounded, knowledgeable, biomedical engineers who are passionate about improving the quality of life for people in Texas, the United States and the world.
With our populations aging and our brave veterans returning from wars, there is an increasing need for qualified biomedical engineers who can alleviate problems by conceptualizing, designing, creating and validating state of the art medical devices, processes and software.
Our unique undergraduate curriculum prepares our students for the challenges that lie before them, thus enabling them to be competitive in today's job market. We offer a 3-in-1 degree. Our graduates will get a degree in Biomedical Engineering and will also have the option of getting 2 minors – one in mathematics and the other in another engineering discipline or Biology. We also offer a pre-medical track for future physicians wanting to get an engineering degree. Our graduate program is structured similarly to offer more options to our students. Our students – undergraduate and graduate, will have the opportunity to work with outstanding faculty, conducting innovative research in biomaterials, biomedical instrumentation, nano-technology and biomechanics.
This is an hourly paid position to work as a research assistant in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. We particularly encourage applicants who are currently an undergraduate student in related fields, who has an interest in pursing a PhD degree in our department in the near future. The main duties will be to perform experimental tasks both independently and in collaboration with other team members. Techniques include but not limited to DNA cloning, genetic manipulation, cell culture, protein purification, flow cytometry, and mass spectrometry. Training to perform all these tasks will be provided. The candidate will also maintain both electronic and hard copies of experimental record. It is expected that the candidate will serve as an author in research publications. Additionally, the technician will contribute to maintaining stocks and reagents within the laboratory. Further tasks may be required, such as lifting and moving laboratory equipment, and handling a variety of hazardous materials.
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Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule
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Physical Requirements Ability to communicate, Carrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Talk or Hear
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number H990P
Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/72161Supplemental Questions
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