Research Assistant - Part Time

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

February 24, 2022


Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Research Assistant - Part Time Department HSC-Pharmacology & Neuroscience-302700 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Department Summary

The Department currently consists of 33 faculty, who advise and train many graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and other research staff in (1) the neurobiology of aging, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injury, and stroke; (2) diseases of the eye; and (3) drug discovery, drug development, and behavioral pharmacology. P&N is also the home of the National Institutes of Health T32 program “ Training In the Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer's Disease ” (T32 AG020494). P&N also maintains cutting-edge facilities for mass spectrometry, advanced confocal microscopy, high-throughput electrophysiology, and in vivo preclinical neurocognitive psychomotor and sensorineural testing.

Position Overview

The Research Assistant will recruit participants to ophthalmic clinical research studies and engage in participant visits, which will include basic ophthalmic testing (measuring visual acuity, eye pressure, eye history questionnaire) as well as retinal imaging (using retinal camera and optical coherence tomography). In addition, the research assistant will be responsible for data entry. We are seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, and quick learner who can complete job duties independently.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills using a range of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, SPSS, STATA, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; perform other administrative/clerical tasks.
  • Aptitude in general laboratory procedures, techniques, and documentation.
  • Willingness to acquire competence in new techniques.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in an optometry or ophthalmology setting strongly preferred. Experience in a research lab setting.

    Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday A.M.

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    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.

    Classification Title Research Assistant Physical Requirements Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Identify and compile list of potential research subjects


    Data entry


    Recruitment of participants


    Conduct participant visits

    Posting Number S3544P

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of related experience do you have?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents