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UT Health Research Assistant II - Pediatric Neurology-Behavioral - Part Time in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Assistant II - Pediatric Neurology-Behavioral - Part Time

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190001QU

Position Summary:

Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support the Lone Star Leadership Education in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) and Act Early Texas. Grants/Projects, requiring considerable experience, skill and knowledge of the organization's policies and practices.

Pediatric Neurology

Part Time - 20 hours per week

FLSA: Nonexempt

Location: Texas Medical Center

Position Key Accountabilities:

Conducts program

activities, under general direction, according to project requirements.

Schedules and

coordinates seminars, workshops, conferences, and faculty/committee meetings

to include facilities and travel itineraries.

Assists in LEND

program trainee recruiting, selection, appointments, training, mentoring and


Maintains required

project files, records and reports. Ensures reliability of data collection

and coding and maintains confidential records of collected data. Ensures

confidentiality is maintained in accordance with the approved research


Maintains adequate

level of project supplies to assure timely achievement of program activities.

Assists in the

preparation of grant-related fiscal reports, progress reports, grant renewal

proposals and IRB-related documents.


project-related correspondence, manuscripts, and presentation materials.

Resolves routine

and non-routine project inquiries and questions.

Monitors and

assists with tracking project budgets, purchases and expenditures.

Perform other duties as


Advanced working knowledge of standard Office Software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.

Certification for Protection of Human Research Subjects is required and must be complete within 5 days of employment.


Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are not required, but are preferred.

Bachelor's degree in one of the basic or applied sciences or relevant experience in lieu of education;

One year of prior experience with either:

direct service provision to individual(s) / family member(s) with a developmental disability; asenior administrative role, OR a LEND Program. Certification/Skills:

General knowledge and some detailed concepts of research field assigned.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

One year of related experience in a research or clinical lab environment.

May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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