Research Assistant II - Microbiology
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POST DATE 8/21/2020
END DATE 9/18/2020
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Summary
The Gammon Lab in the Microbiology Department seeks a highly-motivated individual with interests in virus-host interactions.The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in virus-host interaction studies. Experience in virology, cell culture, and molecular biology-related techniques is preferred. Experience with protein expression, yeast two-hybrid screening, and C. elegans model systems is also desirable but not required.
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.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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