Research Associate

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

United States

December 21, 2021

Description

Job Title

Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The College of Pharmacy is looking for a Research Associate to serve as a member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's
  • Required Experience:

  • 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Extensive knowledge about in vivo animal models and hand-on experience with in vivo animal models
  • Ability to work independently, excellent research skills, attention to details, and ability to analyze findings.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills; ability to meet deadlines; attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills. Excellent presentation and teaching skills.
  • Preferred Education:

  • PhD with focus on molecular and Cell biology
  • Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
  • Experience mentoring junior graduate students and undergraduate students
  • Experience managing safety, waste disposal, and compliance of a biomedical research lab
  • Experience in biochemistry study, including cloning, expression, purification and characterization of proteins, ELISA assays, Western blot, etc
  • Experience in animal study, including maintaining mouse strains, breeding mice, performing various in vivo animal models such as cecal ligation and puncture-induced sepsis model, ferric chloride-induced murine thrombosis model, mouse pneumonia model, etc
  • Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with platelet function assays and in vivo thrombosis models.
  • Patience and kindness.
  • ·Resilience and dedication to research.
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Collect, compiles, and analyze research data.
  • Assist in managing the breeding and genotyping of animals colonies
  • Order and prepare buffers and research reagents as needed and keeps a log
  • Provides written reports (including abstracts & manuscripts for publications) of research findings and literature search, as/when requested.
  • Assists in grant writing as needed
  • Assists with conducting research projects
  • Manage and overseas research equipment
  • Comply with all state and university policies
  • Demonstrates intermediate to expert skills with Microsoft office software, and is able to learn and use institutional software systems.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre- populate the online application.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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