University of Texas Health Science Center Research Associate in San Antonio, Texas
This position is for an active cancer immunology laboratory expected to contain at least one postdoc and one technician. Current areas of research include murine tumor models, immunotherapy and vaccine development. Ideal candidates will be motivated, highly organized, curious, and personable.
Experience with mouse handling preferred – especially colony maintenance, setting up breeders, weaning pups, organ or blood collection, injections, etc. Experience with FACS analysis and FACS sorting a plus.
Performs histological, bacteriological, chemical, physiological, and immunological techniques and procedures including FACS sorting and FACS analysis. Processing and storing biological specimens for biobanking and updating databases.
Percentage Of Time 30
Ordering animals for research experiments and maintaining animal inventory and procedure logs. Murine colony maintenance, setting up breeders, weaning pups, organ or blood collection, injections, etc. Murine experiments.
Percentage Of Time 40
Conducts library and topical research pertinent to protocols. Conducts experiments and studies and assesses outcomes; adapts continued studies based on the organization of findings. Writes and prepares final papers/reports to support findings; submits evidence for publication under the direction of PI.
Percentage Of Time 10
General laboratory management, inventory maintenance and ordering supplies. Preparing reagents/solutions. Other duties as assigned.
Percentage Of Time 20
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a specialized field of study with four (4) years of related experience.
Career Family: Research
Job Title: Research Associate
Work Location: South Texas Research Facility (STRF)
Benefits Eligible?: Yes
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Number of hours per week: 40
Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: No
Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: Yes
Requisition Number: 20162148
Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.