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UT Health Research Associate - Neurosurgery - Cerebrovasculature - animal in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Associate - Neurosurgery - Cerebrovasculature - animal

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Hot

Research

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001HP

Position Summary:

Neurosurgery - Cerebrovasculature - animal

TMC

Full Time

Non Exempt

Conducts and executes scientific research and data interpretation with a cerebrovasculature research team specializing in intracranial aneurysm and subarachnoid research, a type of hemorrhagic stroke. Facilitates the successful operation of the research enterprise through maintenance of regulatory compliance and lab efficiency. Training in molecular and cell biology with animal research experience is required. A background in cerebrovasculature research and/or stroke is preferred, but not required.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Collects, evaluates, interprets, and documents research data to accomplish the objectives of a wide variety of scientific experiments and research projects.

  2. Maintains accurate and timely records which may include notebooks, records, databases, etc. as needed by the research project.

  3. May assist in the preparation and writing of research reports, manuscripts, papers and grant proposals for presentation and publication.

  4. Assists with identifying type and quality of supplies needed for research project to ensure cost effectiveness and ensure smooth operations.

  5. May monitor laboratory and/or other supplies to ensure sufficient inventory to support research projects.

  6. May maintain clean laboratory equipment and/or work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.

  7. Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for research department. Participates in continuing education programs, seminars, and workshops.

  8. May provide guidance and training of laboratory technicians, support staff and/or other assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results. Provide updates to P.I. regarding research progress.

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

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Considerable knowledge in basic and sophisticated equipment.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or

Master’s degree in a related field with one (1) year of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or

Doctorate degree.

Minimum Experience:

Years of experience varies based on education level.

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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