UT Health Research Assistant I in Houston, Texas
Research Assistant I
# Hours Per Week
McGovern Medical School
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Exciting opportunity to work with our Orthopedic Surgery Research Team.
Do you thrive on high impact, high energy, highly competitive work? Do you regard yourself as possessing an outgoing personality and are super organized? In this role you will work directly with clinicians and patients in a high impact orthopedic trauma research team.
Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.
Additional Summary Specific to Job
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Under close supervision, conducts research activities according to research protocol. Research activities may include some or all of the following: patient recruiting and screening, traditional laboratory experiments and activities, informatics, field interviewer recruiting, screening and training and/or animal laboratories.
May maintain clean laboratory equipment and/or work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.
Collects, evaluates, and interprets research data to provide needed information to principal investigators and other researchers. Updates notebooks, records, and databases as needed.
Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for research department.
Orders laboratory and/or other supplies as directed by senior research staff.
As needed, may coordinate the work of laboratory technicians and assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results.
Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in one of the basic sciences or relevant experience in lieu of education.
No years of experience
General knowledge of research fields
Commensurate with experience
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.
This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic
This position will use radiation sources
Pre Employment Conditions
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Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?
Does this position accept online applications?
This is a grant funded position
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