Research Assistant I - Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Summary

This person will be trained in consenting patients to study and will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of our isoplexis isolight system. They will also prepare samples to run on the system. They will also perform basic data analysis. These responsibilities in and of themselves require an individual with proper training and adequate time. Bandwidth permitting, they may also be able to help to perform other correlative experiments in the lab. The candidate will be expected to be punctual, diligent, and conscientious. He/she will have a reasonable degree of autonomy, but is expected to check in frequently with the designated supervisor.

Experience and Education

Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no experience required.

Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and one (1) year research experience at level of Research Technician or equivalent.

Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and four (4) years research experience including two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.

High school graduation or GED and six (6) years research experience to include two (2) years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.

Job Duties

  • Performs more difficult scientific and medical research work in science area such as biology, chemistry, physics, or other related scientific field.

  • Constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment and apparatus.

  • Records and evaluates data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers.

  • Collaborates with supervisor or other research personnel in preparation of scientific papers for publication.

  • Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning procedures and implementation.

  • Collects and organizes research data for project reports.

  • May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of Research Technicians or other laboratory personnel of lower grade.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

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