Research Associate II -Pathology Research - 63610
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience required.
Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.Salary Range
$33,760-$42,200 annual salarySpecific Job Related Duties
Participates in the execution and completion of AIDS clinical research protocols.-- Handles and processes human blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid samples from HIV positive human subjects according to AIDS Clinical Trials Group guidelines. Assists in the collection and maintenance of the Texas NeuroAIDS Resource Center resources.-- This work includes assisting in the procurement of human neuro, cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, hepato, lymphoid and muscular tissue from autopsy of research subjects. Under general supervision, will be responsible for generating research data in support of funded grants and provides preliminary analysis of results. Perform experiments that will involve Western blotting, qPCR, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, RNA/DNA processing, protein pull downs, protein binding, protein purification, flow cytometry and enzymology. Experience in tissue culture/primary cell culture a plus. Ensures accurate calibration and operation of a variety of lab equipment as defined by established protocols Collects, records and tabulates data generated from experiments.-- Uses computer spreadsheets, databases and graphing software to enter raw data obtained from assays and experiments. Assists in analysis of final data. Adheres to internal controls established for the department. Perform related duties as required.Preferred Education
A baccalaureate or Master's degree, preferably from a domestic university should be in a hard science such as chemistry or biology.-- Degrees such as Arts, Education or paramedical applied sciences such as medical technology or nursing are not considered to be appropriate preparation for the positionPreferred Work Experience
--Prior advanced training or experience in molecular neuroscience and neuroanatomy laboratory work specifically is a preferred type of experience for this position.--Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Req id: 63610
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