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Research Associate II, BMB Research Staff (Partial 25 hrs. per wk)

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Research Academic & Clinical
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Univ. of Texas Medical Branch
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2102846 Requisition #
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Min Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related experience or Master’s degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience required.

Specific Job Related Duties:

Under general supervision, performs routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments of moderate complexity.  The work requires enough strength to lift up to 10 lbs/ 5kg  (4 liters of medium in a glass flask), be able to load and unload autoclaves and dishwashers. It may also require longer periods of standing and some work in a 4C room.  One must also need to pour and load polyacrylamide gels and do other forms of protein analysis.

  • Plans, coordinates, provides setup and conducts standard research experiments
  • following general technical instructions.
  • Prepares biological assays and conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal Investigator.
  • Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected and provides preliminary
  • analysis of results.
  • Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and analysis of final data.
  • Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of a variety of
  • laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
  • Maintains lab for animal and environmental safety compliance.
  • Maintains lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
  • May provide guidance to junior research staff.
  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience 

Work Schedule:

Work 25 hours per week w/ partial benefits.

Preferred License/Certificate:

BSL2 or ABSL3

Preferred Skill/Competency:

  • Bacterial transformation
  • Growth Protein purification and characterization
  • PAGE
  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Virus assays (PRNT)
  • Animal handling a plus
  • Animal Science/Care Surgery
  • Biological Assays
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Tabulation of Data
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Technical Writing Experience
  • Standard Laboratory Equipment

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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