Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Research Tech IV

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration 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

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Assist P.I. in maintaining a supportive and collegial working environment that fosters exchange of ideas and enhances scientific progress. Maintain animal xenograft experiments and daily animal rounds - to potentially include some weekends. Design, execute, and train new students/employees in animal care. Establish and maintain laboratory records. Conduct and/or supervise laboratory support activities. Assist P.I., post docs, and students in misc. tasks. Maintain in vitro cell cultures and experiments. Must work cohesively and promote a productive atmosphere.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

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


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.

Master's degree in biology, microbiology or related area.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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