Research Assistant I - Neurology
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is a
nationally recognized leader in the comprehensive management of
neurological conditions. Our vibrant department comprises more than
75 full-time faculty in 12 subspecialty sections, supporting a
spectrum of complex and innovative approaches to neurological care,
a broad range of novel research programs, and a panoply of
educational opportunities for trainees. The department offers
access to the latest innovative treatments in one of the most
rapidly advancing fields of medicine and features an Advanced
Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Level-4 NEAC Epilepsy Center.
Through collaborations with the O'Donnell Brain Institute, the
department is building state-of-the art facilities for drug and
device testing and bringing current and new faculty together for
collaborative research on brain disease therapy.
Position Summary & Preferred Qualifications/Experience
The Department of Neurology is seeking a Research Assistant to work
in a neurodegenerative disorders laboratory to facilitate
physiology and pathological studies.
Ideal candidate would possess the following:
Experience in molecular biology (particularly PCR) and working with
mouse models of disease
Interest in learning novel techniques such as patch-clamp
Motivated to learn about working on treatment for human
Experience and Education
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and no
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and
one (1) year research experience at level of Research Technician or
Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of
assignment and four (4) years research experience including two (2)
years at level of Research Technician or equivalent.
High school graduation or GED and six (6) years research experience
to include two (2) years at level of Research Technician or
Performs more difficult scientific and medical research work in
science area such as biology, chemistry, physics, or other related
Constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment and
Records and evaluates data obtained from work assignments for use
in scientific papers.
Collaborates with supervisor or other research personnel in
preparation of scientific papers for publication.
Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning procedures
Collects and organizes research data for project reports.
May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of Research
Technicians or other laboratory personnel of lower grade.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
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