University of Texas Health Science Center Research Assistant in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

Provides routine technical assistance in performing assigned and delegated tasks in support of research projects. Includes assisting or conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of limited complexity. Performs routine lab and equipment maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

Research experience is a plus; Knowledge of laboratory procedures; knowledge of the use and preparation of culture media, chemicals, and reagents; knowledge of medical terminology; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal/human relation skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to tend to detail; ability to maintain records and inventories; ability to operate a personal computer

Job Duties

Job Duty

Performs independent experiements, collects and summarizes data.

Percentage Of Time 30

Job Duty

Assists other research investigators in the lab with their experiments

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

orders and manages routine animal work

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

performs various clerical duties including typing, answering phones, completing applications and forms. Routine lab maintenance such as cleaning glassware and counter tops, maintaining records and inventories, managing inspections, and preparing compounds. Performs other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time 30

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a basic science.

Career Family: Research

Job Title: Research Assistant

Work Location: Main Campus (7703 Floyd Curl Drive)

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 -5:00PM

Number of hours per week: 40

Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: No

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: No

Requisition Number: 20162170

Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.