Research Assistant

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

United States

December 25, 2021

Description

Job Title

Research Assistant

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Microbial Pathogenesis And Immunology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for a Research Assistant to serve as a member of the Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of research experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate bachelor's or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Texas Driver License to travel between the different TAMU campuses in Bryan/College Station.
  • Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's in Life Science Discipline
  • Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in microbiology, host pathogen interactions, cell biology, confocal microscopy, or flow cytometry. Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
  • Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Superb communication and record-keeping skills.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, deadline- oriented research environment.
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Perform basic research to support overall project goals.
  • Selects and applies standard techniques of routine research.
  • Uses computers and laboratory or technical equipment to perform data analysis, statistical analysis, and technical evaluation of research experiments and results.
  • Assists other laboratory staff. Installs, operates, maintains, and/or repairs research equipment.
  • Travel between different TAMU campuses in Bryan/College Station.
  • Keep detailed records of findings and prepare periodic reports, including manuscripts describing research progress.
  • Support collaborative interactions with other research team members. Attend meetings, journal clubs, seminars and other departmental activities.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the peer reviewed literature that pertains to the overall project goals and specific tasks required of the project.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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