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Posting Title Research Associate (Wet Lab Position) Department HSC-Inst Translational Research-304700 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information
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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary
The Institute for Translational Research is devoted to bringing novel diagnostics and interventions to patients and families suffering from neurodegenerative diseases, fostering translational research in neurodegenerative diseases at UNTHSC, and Create solutions for a healthier community. Our team spans basic “bench-top” science, clinical research, community-based research and clinical trials. Our translational approach is intended to foster discovery and expedite those discoveries toward the benefit of those suffering from brain disease. A particular emphasis of ITR is the development of personalized (or person-focused) medicine for Alzheimer's disease.
The Research Associate (Wet Lab Production) position will learn all the processes in the lab to be able to fill in for positions wen needed. The candidate will conduct ELISAs on robotic equipment as well as manual techniques. They will also be responsible for reagent prep for the experiments, accessioning samples from other research projects, picking/shipping samples and collecting samples for various clinical trials.
Additional Posting Details
Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
B.S. in Science (required)
Experience with ELISA or clinical assays (preferred)
Previous clinical or research lab experience (preferred)
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Attention to detail
Ability to follow established protocols
Ability to multi-task
Eagerness to learn and self-motivated
Ability to work in a team and in a collaborative environment
Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills
Attention to detail
Proficient in MS Word and Excel
Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule
Monday – Friday 8a – 5p
Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Research Associate Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate
Team Lead on ITR Robotic Systems and maintenances
Team Lead on ITR Experimental Procedures and Inventory
Team Lead on ITR Manufacturing, Accessioning and Samples
ITR Clinical Trials Samples, Inventory and Documentations
Collaborate with ITR Development Team
Assist with Inventory, Monitoring machines, lab kits and freezers
Backup for all wetlab processes as needed
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number S6876P
Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/75219Supplemental Questions
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