Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513301 - Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
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.

Requisition ID
16867BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Desired candidate will have experience in clinical research, with peer reviewed publications in PubMed indexed journals as first author.
Will have had some clinical training, and understanding of the basics of clinical research--developing a hypothesis, performing a literature review, constructing a study design, assessing sample size, performing basic statistical analysis using Excel, SPSS, or similar, and writing a manuscript.  Strong communication skills and fluency in English are required.
Will develop independent research projects in collaboration with faculty and residents in the Department of Surgery, as well as assist faculty on existing projects.  They will receive support from clinical research nurses with patient recruitment and IRB applications, and mentor ship from senior surgeons and physicians experienced in clinical research, and it is expected candidate will function independently for the majority of their work.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
15.64

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Master's degree or specialized academic training beyond the Bachelor's level in a particular field of science or engineering equivalent to a Master's degree. One year research experience. Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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