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Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Assistant in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Research Assistant

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Biochemistry & Biophysics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Responsibilities:

-Assists in the design, planning, and coordinating of experiments in support of various research projects.-Selects and applies standard techniques of routine research and keeps detailed records of data.

-Protein expression and purification

-Binding assays

-Lab organization-Uses computers and laboratory or technical equipment to perform data analysis-Evaluates and summarizes results.-Assists undergraduate and/or graduate students and other laboratory, technical staff involved in research.-Assists with reports, invoices, and cataloging records.-Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:-Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Biomedical Sciences or Engineering

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:-Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and equipment.

-Knowledge of computers and computer software related to the position.

-Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423​.

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