Research Associate (Wet Lab Position)

University of North Texas Health Science Center
September 24, 2023
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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.

Position Overview

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

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management and problem solving skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    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

    Job Duties


    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 Information

    Posting Number S6876P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

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  • Resume
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