Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration 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

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Responsible for conducting scientific research
    on a specific project and for publishing findings
    and results of the research.
  • In conjunction with the PI, develops and
    determines research procedures to be utilized in
    a specific project.
  • Designs and performs laboratory experiments
    as part of the research.
  • Analyzes and interprets data obtained in
    research and laboratory experiments.
  • Conducts literature searches in the library to
    assist with research work.
  • Prepares and submits for publication scientific
    papers and articles concerning research work
    and results.
  • Performs routine maintenance of laboratory
    equipment, including sterilization and
    calibration of equipment, ensuring that
    equipment is in good repair, and general
    laboratory clean-up.
  • Orders necessary supplies for research work.
  • Attends various scientific meetings and
    seminars and presents papers at these.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

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

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


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?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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