The University of Texas Medical Branch Research Associate II - Neuroscience, Cell Biology & Anatoomy in Galveston, Texas
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. JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.
Salary Range **
$33,760 - $42,200 annually, commensurate with experience.
This position is in the pay band code: SC14..
Specific Job Related Duties **
Under general supervision, perform routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments of moderate complexity.
Plan, coordinate, provide setup and conduct standard research experiments following general technical instructions.
Prepare biological assays and conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Make modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal Investigator.
Maintain records of all tests performed and data collected and provide preliminary analysis of results.
Assist in the compilation and tabulation of data and analysis of final data.
Ensure the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
Maintain lab for animal and environmental safety compliance.
Maintain lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
Perform literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
May provide guidance to junior research staff.
Lab manager duties, such as ordering lab items, writing manuscripts and applying for funding.
Adhere to internal controls established for department.
Perform related duties as required.
Preferred Skill/Competency **
Animal maintenance, PCR, animal breeding, mouse in vivo surgery for primary sensory neurons, especially Dorsal Root Ganglia and Trigeminal Ganglia, and confocal and multiphoton in vivo animal imaging, pharmacological and behavioral experiments, western blot, In situ, immunostaining(IHC) experiments.
Closing Statement **
Equal Employment Opportunity **
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Regular
Job Title: Research Associate II - Neuroscience, Cell Biology & Anatoomy
Job ID: 59572
Business Unit: SOMED