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Posting Title Research Assistant
Department UNT-BioAnalytical Facility-190407
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time
Salary Information Salary to commensurate with experience
The BioAnalytical Facility (BAF) is a core research service center lab that
features state-of-the art mass spectrometers with advanced capabilities for
separating and quantifying small molecules and macromolecules. The BAF offers
metabolomics services to assist scientists in the design of robust analytical
methods and with the integration and interpretation of data analysis.
The Research Assistant will support the BioAnalytical Facility (BAF) manager
in carrying out research and analytical tasks to operate the research service
center. These job duties may include, but are not limited to: conducting
assigned experimental procedures using established techniques, sample
processing, data analysis, preparing technical reports, monitoring scientific
instrument performance, and performing routine equipment maintenance.
Bachelor's degree with major course work in the field of assignment, and two
years related experience; or any equivalent combination of education,
experience and training
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scientific research techniques, methods and procedures.
Working knowledge of equipment used in related fields of research.
Considerable knowledge of health, safety, and security precautions in
keeping with type of research being done.
Ability to set up and operate research instrumentation and equipment.
to make accurate assays and to prepare reports, charts, or graphs on results.
Ability to work effectively with fellow researchers, staff members, faculty,
supervisors and students.
Must have experience with operating a Mass Spectrometer
Required License / Registration / Certification
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
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, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Reaching,
Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate
Maintains and operates research instrumentation and equipment.
Assists with sample handling, extractions, and metabolomics analysis.
Conducts various tests or experiments using established experimental
Makes scientific observations and records data measurements.
Prepares technical reports.
Reads literature, tests, and implements new experimental procedures.
Posting Number S1748P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/43774
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What is your highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Do you have previous experience working in a laboratory setting?
Do you have previous experience with mass spectrometry?
Do you have prior experience with analytical separation techniques such as Gas Chromatography or Liquid Chromatography?
Documents Needed to Apply
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