Research Specialist-Part Time

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

October 11, 2021

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Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title Research Specialist-Part Time Department HSC-Pharmacology & Neuroscience-302700 Job Location Dallas Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Pay Rate Salary Information Department Summary

The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience is internationally recognized and committed to biomedical research, education of future health care providers, graduate training and community outreach. The P&N department is a faculty home for two research institutes that organize and sponsor translational multidisciplinary research efforts in aging and neurodegenerative disease (Institute for Healthy Aging) and visual sciences (North Texas Eye Research Institute). The pharmacology and neuroscience faculty maintain active research programs in the following areas: aging and Alzheimer's disease; drug discovery; glaucoma and ocular pharmacology; learning and memory; neurobiology of drug and alcohol abuse; neuronal degeneration and protection; neuropsychopharmacology; pharmacogenetics; and receptors and ion channels.

Position Summary

The Research Specialist is responsible for lab maintenance and conducting primary neuron and astrocyte culture, seahorse flux analysis, immunohistochemistry, transgenic mice breeding, confocal microscopy, mice and rats behavioral tests.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree and 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A BS or MS in quantitative life science such as chemistry, biology, neuroscience or similar area. Experience working with rodents and measuring their behaviors. Lab work experience in a non-clinical setting. Multiple years of laboratory bench work experience and knowledge of laboratory machinery.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

M-F, Flexible

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.

Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

Posting Number H375P

Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/49767

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