Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Senior Research Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513301 - Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Performs advanced, 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
  1. Support Service Plus initiatives.
  2. Performs specialized work in the planning, conduction 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 publications.
  3. Experience in clinical training, and understanding of the basics of clinical research-developing a hypothesis, perform a literature review, construction a study design, assessing sample size, performing basic statistical analysis using Excell, SPSS, or similar and writing a manuscript.  Strong communication skills and fluency in English.
  4. Develop independent research projects in collaboration with faculty and residents in the Department of Surgery, as well as assist faculty on existing projects.  Will receive support from clinical research nurses with patient recruitment and IRB application and mentorship from senior surgeons and physicians experienced in clinical research.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Able to effectively plan, prioritize, and coordinate work.  Proficient with Windows based programs.

HSC - Lubbock

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


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
Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or specialized academic training beyond the Bachelor's level in a particular field of science or engineering equivalent to a Doctoral degree.  Two years 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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