Research Assistant I - Neurosurgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 180002D4
Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.
Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Position Key Accountabilities:
1. Support clinical physicians as part of the Innovation and Quality Program.
2. Helps to consent and collect patient samples and history to support clinical innovation efforts.
3. Participate in laboratory research involving both animal studies and cellular/molecular analyses such as RT-qPCR, DNA subcloning, immunohistochemistry, and cell culture studies under the supervision of senior research staff.
4. Collects, evaluates, and interprets research data to provide needed information to principal investigators and other researchers. Updates notebooks, records, and databases as needed.
5. Orders laboratory and/or other supplies as directed by senior research staff.
6.. Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Strong communication skills/ability to effectively interact with study participants.
Lab skills in molecular biology, genetics, and/or biochemistry.
General knowledge of research fields.
Bachelor’s degree in one of the basic sciences or relevant experience in lieu of education.
No years of experience.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount 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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