Research Assistant (Wet Lab Position)
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Posting Title Research Assistant (Wet Lab Position)
Department HSC-Inst Translational Research-304700
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time
The Institute for Translational Research is devoted to bringing novel
diagnostics and interventions to patients and families suffering from
neurodegenerative diseases, fostering translational research in
neurodegenerative diseases at UNTHSC, and Create solutions for a healthier
community. Our team spans basic “bench-top” science, clinical research,
community-based research and clinical trials. Our translational approach is
intended to foster discovery and expedite those discoveries toward the benefit
of those suffering from brain disease. A particular emphasis of ITR is the
development of personalized (or person-focused) medicine for Alzheimer's
This position will contribute to data entry, data management, and quality
control driven audits. It requires an employee who can who enter, clean, and
prepare analytical datasets. This position will develop the skill and ability
to collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings;
develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources and
develop knowledge of real-time extraction and storage methodologies.
Additional Posting Details
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
Aptitude in general laboratory procedures, techniques, and documentation.
Willingness to acquire competence in new techniques.
B.S. in Science or Computer related field
Clinical or Research Lab experience
Experience with R or Python or other languages
Required License / Registration / Certification
Monday – Friday
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.
Classification Title Research Assistant
Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling,
Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching,
Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing,
Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate
Support the quality control of master datasets that are continuously updated
Conduct quality control audits
Supporting role in the design of new tools and procedures related to aspect of
data collection and quality control
Assist the QA/QC Manager with quality control initiatives and documentation
Collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings
Assist in developing conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data
Knowledge of real-time data extraction and storage methodologies
Able to multi-task, problem-solve, and help develop creative solutions to new
and unexpected situations
Bio-Marker Core Manufacturing processes
Maintain Bio-Marker Core In-House reagent inventory
Answer and respond to Rees monitoring call
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S4135P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/58555
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
How many years of related experience do you have?
(Open Ended Question)
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