Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Associate - Immunotherapeutics Dept Abi

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
405601 - Immunotherapeutics Dept Abi

Position Description
Plan and conduct research in the areas of cancer, biology, tuberous sclerosis complex, and anticancer therapy including basic rodent handling, asceptic surgical techniques, animal evaluations, tumor models, injections, tissue harvest, blood sampling and
euthanasia. Follow protocols, perform calculations requires to make dilutions and solutions. Participate in planning, scheduling and/or supervising research projects and interpreting results for publication.

Requisition ID
6693BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Performs specialized work in the planning, conducting and/or supervising of original research at TTUHSC. Responsible for participating in, planning, scheduling and/or supervising research projects and the interpretation of the results for publication. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
3272.50

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Abilene

Preferred Qualifications
Will accept candidates with B.Sc in Biology, Chemistry or related area, plus 3 years’ experience in biomedical research, including work in a cancer biology laboratory.

Campus
HSC - Abilene

Department
Immunotherapeutics Dept Abi

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Instructors

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
M.Sc in Biology, Chemistry or related area

All candidates must have one year experience with the following: 
-        Laboratory animals including transgenic mice and the cre-lox system.
-        Standard laboratory procedures including tissue culture, qpcr, molecular biology and biochemical assays.
-        Multicolor flow cytometry, confocal microscopy and digital pathology.

All candidates must have ability to perform these techniques: 
-        hplc: high performance liquid chromatography; 
-        elisa:enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay;
-        pcr: polymerase chain reaction
-        flow cytometry

Work experience may be gained during academic studies or graduate research work.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?
No

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