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UT Health Research Assistant II/III in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Assistant II/III

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200000GH

Position Summary:

Under general direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects including patient recruiting and screening, laboratory experiments and activities and performs other administration duties.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Conducts clinical research activities according to research protocols. Research activities include the following: patient recruiting and screening, laboratory experiments and activities and performs other administration duties as assigned.

  2. Developing study specific protocols (e.g., standard operating procedure). Coordinating with IRB for submission of study materials, reporting adverse events, and for updates in IRB policy. Assisting creating IRB protocols and informed consent forms.

  3. Maintains adequate level of lab supplies to assure timely achievement of lab activities.

  4. Maintains accurate and timely records to include notebooks, records, databases, reports ect. as needed by each research project assigned.

  5. As needed, coordinates the work of laboratory technicians, support staff and other assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results. Answers questions or resolves problems regarding routine or more complex duties.

  6. Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulation and codes.

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


General knowledge and some detailed concepts of clinical research field assigned.

Required computers skill in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Endnote.

Minimum Education:

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

Minimum Experience:

At least 1 year of clinical research experience with human participants.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount 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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