Research Assistant II - Obstetrics & Gynecology 9/10/2016
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
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.
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.
Minimum of two years laboratory experience required with solid experience working with mouse research models preferred. Must be proficient in basic chemical, molecular, biochemical, and mammalian cell culture techniques. Experience supervising lower grade staff and day-to-day lab operations is preferred. Must have basic computing skills, including familiarity with programs for data input or word processing (MS Excel, Word). Visual concentration and manual dexterity are required. Must be well organized and detail oriented. Must have the ability to work carefully with hazardous chemicals and biohazards. Must be personable, flexible, possess excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills, be able to multi-task, and take pride in providing exceptional service while working in a team-oriented environment.
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