JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research
assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related
experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience
Specific Job Related Duties:
Under general supervision, performs routine and non-routine research
assignments and experiments of moderate complexity.
Plans, coordinates, provides setup and conducts standard research
experiments following general technical instructions.
Prepares biological assays and conducts quantitative and qualitative
Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal
Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected and provides
preliminary analysis of results.
Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and analysis of final
Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of
a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
Maintains lab for animal and environmental safety compliance.
Maintains lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
Performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
May provide guidance to junior research staff.
Performs experiments in vitro and with animals
Adheres to internal controls established
Commensurate with experience
Animal Science/Care Surgery
Tabulation of Data
Technical Writing Experience
Standard Laboratory Equipment
Preferred Work Experience:
Persons with experience working with animals preferred.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
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race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status,
or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or
local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women,
minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.