UT Health Research Associate - Neurosurgery in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Research Associate - Neurosurgery
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 200001Q5
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Will perform cell isolation and culture, molecular analysis (e.g. PCR, RT-PCR, Western Blot), animal experimentation with mice. This work will be performed in support of the PI and postdoctoral researchers in the laboratory.
Collects, evaluates, interprets, and documents research data to accomplish the objectives of a wide variety of scientific experiments and research projects.
Influences project direction and outcomes by identifying opportunities to enhance, terminate, or re-direct research activities.
May recruit study participants or field interviewers.
Evaluates and interprets data and provides results to investigators to support publication
Maintains quality control checks and a safe environment in compliance with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulation and codes.
Assists in the preparation and writing of research reports, manuscripts, papers and grant proposals for presentation and publication.
Provides direction and training to lab personnel to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results in compliance with all protocols, guidelines, regulations, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned
Preferred skill set: cell isolation and culture, molecular analysis (e.g. PCR, RT-PCR, Western Blot), animal experimentation with mice. Certification/Skills:
Considerable knowledge in basic and sophisticated equipment.
Bachelor’s degree in related field with two (2) years of related research experience including significant experience in a project management research role; or
Master’s degree in related field with two (1) years of related research experience including significant experience in a project management research role; or
Years of experience varies based on education level.
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