Prairie View A&M University Advanced Laboratory Specialist-CRI/RaISE in Prairie View, Texas

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Posting Number: S00519JP

Posting Summary:

This position is responsible for planning and developing radiation biophysics capabilities with a state-of-research facility for data collection and data analyses. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, acquiring required equipment for analyzing radiation biology data; managing all laboratory safety protocols and general compliance requirements; developing protocols and maintains compliance requirements per University guidelines; assisting in designing and in planning radiation biophysics equipment; participating and supporting research investigations at external radiation facilities; supporting and analyzing data for scientific research publications; training and supervising students or other visiting members of the research team; assisting in preparing research progress reports with the research director.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a science related field.

Required Experience:

Ten or more years of training and experience in experimental protocol and quality assurance compliance support (academia or industry).

Required Certification(s)/Licensure(s):


Preferred Education:

B. S. degree from an accredited institution in Biophysics, Molecular biology, or Microbiology

Preferred Experience Requirements:

10+ years of training and experience in medical or biological experimental protocols and quality assurance compliance support – academia or industry • 5 + years of conducting radiation biology experiments at a national laboratory • Research expertise with proton and heavy ion facilities and medical research centers • 5+ years of experience in managing a radiation biology facility • 5+ years of experience as a team member of a larger group of scientist and or a research team

Preferred Licenses/Certifications :

current clearance and certifications to work at a national laboratory (BNL and or LANL)

Special Requirements:


Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disability Employer