Research Associate I, Nutrition & Metabolism, School of Health Professions

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States

July 8, 2021


JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs varying standardized laboratory assignments and experiments.


Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent; no experience required

Specific Job Related Duties:

  • Under direct supervision, performs standard research assignments involving a series of related operations.
  • Sets up and conducts standard research experiments following detailed technical
  • instructions.
  • Prepares biological assays and conducts basic quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected.
  • Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and provides preliminary analysis.
  • Assembles, calibrates, operates and makes minor modifications to a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Preferred Skill/Competency:

  • Biological Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Tabulation of Data
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Standard Laboratory Equipment
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