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UT Health Research Associate-Neurosurgery - Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab - animal in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Associate-Neurosurgery - Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab - animal

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000C2

Position Summary:

The Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab is looking for a Research Associate to perform research and development of novel neurosurgical and neurotechnology tools. This role requires a breadth of activity typical of biomedical and electrical engineering labs described below.

Opportunity to work gain multidisciplinary experience performing research and developing novel neurosurgical and neurotechnology tools. Research experience (wet lab, animals, data analysis).

Neurosurgery - Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab


Full Time

TMC location

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Peforms animal surgeries, including neurophysiology (ovine and rodent models)

  2. Analyzes research results (signal processing, machine learning, visualization)

  3. Conducts histology and imaging

  4. Designs and assembles advanced chronic neurophysiology assemblies

  5. Researches new neuroscience methods and develops those methods in our lab

  6. Presents findings and communicates results to PI and lab

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Research experience (wet lab, animals, data analysis).


Considerable knowledge in basic and sophisticated equipment.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience (or neuroscience focus in another degreed major).

Minimum Experience:

Years of experience varies based on education level. 6 months or more experience working in a research lab (part time or full time) preferred.

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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