Research Assistant

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

August 29, 2021

Description

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 Department UNT-BioAnalytical Facility-190407 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Salary Information Salary to commensurate with experience Department Summary

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.

Position Overview

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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. Ability 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have experience with operating a Mass Spectrometer

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

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 Carrying, Cleaning, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate

Job Duties

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Maintains and operates research instrumentation and equipment.

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Assists with sample handling, extractions, and metabolomics analysis.

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Conducts various tests or experiments using established experimental procedures.

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Makes scientific observations and records data measurements.

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Prepares technical reports.

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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

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 experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Do you have previous experience working in a laboratory setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have previous experience with mass spectrometry?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have prior experience with analytical separation techniques such as Gas Chromatography or Liquid Chromatography?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  • Optional Documents

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