Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Research Tech III - Bobulescu Lab

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
511515 - CBB Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification provide support in an assigned research laboratory conducting specified phases of research projects. Performs work independently and is responsible for developing new procedures and techniques to be utilized in the laboratory and in experiments, and new applications for standard procedures and techniques. Work is performed under usual laboratory conditions. Some hazards may be present due to use of radioactive, carcinogenic or other potientially harmful substances. Responsibilities also include ensuring overall cleanliness of the laboratory and laboratory equipment, and ordering and maintaining an adequate stock of necessary supplies. May instruct or direct work of subordinate laboratory personnel.

Requisition ID
16100BR

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions

Employee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the laboratory, ensuring that the laboratory functions in a safe and efficient manner, and in compliance with all relevant TTUHSC rules and regulations. This includes maintaining appropriate documentation related to all experiments, protocols, equipment, and orders; ensuring overall cleanliness and organization of the laboratory and laboratory equipment; ordering and maintaining adequate stocks of all necessary supplies and consumables, with PI approval; verifying the good working order of all essential laboratory equipment on a daily basis, and taking immediate measures when malfunctions are noted. In addition, employee is expected to work on one or more research projects, including planning and conducting experiments using a variety of laboratory techniques, learning or developing new techniques and procedures, analyzing and summarizing data, and presenting research results to PI and coworkers. Employee is expected to work independently, as well as interact synergistically with coworkers, staff, and personnel from other laboratories to accomplish the tasks outlined above. May be asked to supervise other research personnel and students in the laboratory.
 

 
 


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
12.42

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications

Position Specific Qualifications
Ability to communicate clearly in English, orally and in writing; understand and abide by institutional rules and regulations; understand supervisor instructions and effectively execute tasks; work independently under PI supervision; exercise independent judgement to ensure that the laboratory functions in a safe and efficient manner; maintain and foster good working relationships with other employees, based on mutual respect and collaboration; supervise other personnel and students.

 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience and expertise in laboratory techniques used in cell biology and biochemistry research, including working with rodents. Master’s degree a plus but not required.

 



Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
CBB 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
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.



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
Bachelor's degree in one of the sciences, or equivalent combination (4 years) of job-related experience and college education. Experience may be substituted for college education on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?
No

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