Research Associate II, BMB Research Staff

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States

July 1, 2021


JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.

Min Qualifications:

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 required.

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 analysis.
  • Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal Investigator.
  • 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 data.
  • 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
  • Salary Range:

    Commensurate with experience

    Preferred Skill/Competency:

  • Animal Science/Care Surgery
  • Biological Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Tabulation of Data
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Technical Writing Experience
  • Standard Laboratory Equipment
  • Preferred Work Experience:

    Persons with experience working with animals preferred.


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