University of Texas Health Science Center Research Associate-Senior in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

Performs technical or narrative research. Designs, modifies and collaborates with primary investigator regarding protocol and methodology of research topics. Conducts library and topical research pertinent to projects. Conducts experiments and studies and assesses outcome; adapts continued studies based on the organization of findings. Writes and prepares final papers to support findings; submits evidence for publication. This position plans, conducts and directs a wide variety of experiments and is responsible for the evaluation and interpretation of the data obtained. Incumbent will also be responsible for the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Responsibilities include collecting, evaluating, interpreting and documenting research data to accomplish the objectives of complex scientific experiments and research projects.

Job Duties

Job Duty

Maintain a tissue culture room designed for mouse embryonic stem cells. This also includes the generation of mitotically inactive mouse embryonic fibroblasts to use as a feeder layer for mouse embryonic stem cells.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

General lab maintenance that includes construction of targeting vectors and expression vectors for mammalian cells.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Maintenance of mouse colonies that include genotyping. Perform analysis of toxic compounds on tissue culture cells. Ordering reagents and compliance.

Percentage Of Time 60

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 specialized field of study with six (6) years of experience.

Career Family: Research

Job Title: Research Associate-Senior

Work Location: Texas Research Park

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm

Number of hours per week: 40

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

Preferred Qualifications: This position requires proof of pre-hire immunizations and testing.

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: Yes

Requisition Number: 20161975

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