Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Research Tech IV - Urology Dept Lbk Genl

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513501 - Urology Dept 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 responsible for developing new procedures and techniques to be utilized in the laboratory research projects. Performs work independently and 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 maybe present due to use of radioactive, carcinogenic or other potentially harmful substances. Responsibilities include ensuring overall cleanliness of the laboratory and equipment, and for ordering and maintaining an adequate stock of necessary supplies. May instruct or direct work of subordinate laboratory personnel.

Requisition ID
16091BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Recommendation/Referral, Transcript

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Knowledge of laboratory techniques: 
1. Standard molecular techniques. 
2. Cell culture: maintenance of adherent and non-adherent cells, Chomotaxis assay in Boyden chamber, apoptotic assay (TUNEL and incorporation of ethidium bromide). 
3. Analysis of the signal transduction pathways: Cellular ttransfection, Gene reporter assay, RNA, DNA and protein extractions, RT-PCR, Northern blot, immunoprecipitation, western blot, Zymography, reverse zymography, immunohistochemistry. 
4. Animal experiments: Subcutaneous tumoral cell injection in rodents, tumor volume measurements. 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
13.41

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Urology 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
Technical/Paraprofessional

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 in one of the sciences, or equivalent combination (6 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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