Research Assistant II-Pediatrics Neonatology-Casual
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190001YH
Provides technical assistance in
carrying out assigned duties of research projects.
Part time - Casual status
clinical and/or diagnostic laboratory setting involved in research.
range from traumatically injured central nervous system and burn patients,
patients with respiratory disorders, and rheumatology patients.
various tests involving chemical and carcinogenic agents, animal psychophysics,
retinal histology, and various tissue cultures. Collection techniques includes
data collection, assays, cell passaging, arterial punctures, obtaining blood
samples, and performing rheumatologic tests.
Processes blood and urine specimens to obtain tests results.
Performs tests using a centrifuge, UV light microscope with
fluorescent attachment, autoclave machine, and pipet washer equipment.
Cleans and sterilizes all glassware, instruments, and pipets.
Orders and stocks laboratory with supplies.
Obtains and photocopies reference materials.
Maintains a safe laboratory environment and follows safety
diploma or equivalent.
Two years of
research laboratory experience.
May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond
the minimum education requirement.
Exerts up to 50
pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 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.
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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