Research Technician I - Temporary - Integrative Biology & Pharmacology
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190001FV
Provides routine, entry-level technical assistance in carrying out assigned duties of research projects.
Integrative Biology & Pharmacology
Full Time,Temporary, (will not extend beyond 4 1/2 months)
Experience conducting experiments with fruit fly and mice.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Conducts various routine tests in a clinical and/or diagnostic laboratory setting involved in research.
Collects research and clinical data in accordance with requested method.
Prepares lab solutions for simple and more complex biochemical experiments and clinical tests. Performs tests using autoclave machine, pipet washer, centrifuge, microscope, and ultraviolent light microscope with fluorescent detachments.
Performs autoclaving and disposal of biohazardous materials.
Collects and duplicates reference material.
Washes, dries, and sterilizes laboratory glassware and instruments. Distributes clean glassware to appropriate laboratories.
Orders laboratory supplies.
Performs custodial laboratory duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
No experience necessary. Six months of experience in research lab preferred.
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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