Research Associate III, BMB Research Staff

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States

July 1, 2021


JOB DESCRIPTION: Conducts a variety of non-routine research assignments and experiments.

Min Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 5 years of related experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and 3 years of related experience required.

Specific Job Related Duties:

  • Plans, coordinates and directs moderately complex research experiments following general technical procedures.
  • Establishes and oversees quality control measures for assigned project operations.
  • Makes modification to research procedures as determined by Principal Investigator.
  • Contributes to scientific analysis and interpretation of projects.
  • Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected, compiles and tabulates data, provides analysis of results.
  • Confers with lab staff regarding results obtained and receives suggestions for modification to procedures and interpretation of final data.
  • Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
  • Makes minor modifications and repairs to equipment as necessary.
  • Independently performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
  • Oversees lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • May provide guidance to junior research staff.
  • Performs experiments in vitro and with animals
  • Adheres to internal controls established
  • Salary Range:

    Commensurate with experience; 100% grant funded.

    Preferred Skill/Competency:

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

    Persons with experience working with animals preferred.


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