Research Assistant II - Biochemistry 8/18/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Company
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
523242
AJE Ref #
575918489
Location
Dallas, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

SECURITY
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

SALARY
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Salary Negotiable

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
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Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and one (1) year experience as Research Assistant I or equivalent.
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and two (2) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.
Completion of two (2) years of college or specialized training in histology, serology, medical technology, etc. and five (5) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.
High school graduation with courses in basic sciences and seven (7) years experience to include one (1) year as Research Assistant I or equivalent.

JOB DUTIES
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Plans, coordinates, and supervises assigned research projects, which may be limited as segment of larger project, exercising responsibility for project performance and accountability for progress; and/or personally performs advanced scientific and medical research work, suggesting modifications to, or improvements in, design of research projects, presenting original ideas for follow-up studies, and recommending utilization of new or revised techniques and procedures to obtain desired results.
Constructs, assembles, and operates experimental or other special designed laboratory apparatus and equipment.
Assembles and analyzes research data.
Assists in preparation of research material for reports or publication.
May supervise group of Research Technicians and/or Research Assistants of lower grade, making work assignments, advising on work procedures and reviewing work in process and upon completion.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

The UT Southwestern High Throughput Screening Laboratory is looking for a screening scientist with an analytical chemistry background to work on genome-wide siRNA screens and high throughput chemical screens that are part of target and lead discovery efforts to generate new therapeutics in the areas of cancer, metabolic diseases, neurological diseases, and anti-infectives. A successful candidate will have either a master s degree in science (chemistry or biochemistry are preferred) or a bachelor s of science with 1 or more years experience in either industrial or academic research. Experience with mass spectroscopy, liquid chromatography, and/or high throughput screening equipment and assay methods is preferred. Applicants should send their resume and three (3) references.



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