Sr. Research Scientist- IM- Nephrology
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Job Summary The Research Scientist assuming this role will be
the sole individual responsible for the entire day to day
management of the lab as well as the performance of all
experimental procedures. He/she will perform all laboratory
maintenance and ordering, ensure adherence to local and national
laboratory safety regulations, and maintain all records of
regulated resources such as radioactivity, chemicals, and
laboratory animals. The Research Scientist will keep records of all
experiments performed, ensure appropriate upkeep and maintenance of
laboratory equipment, and keep the prinicipal investigator informed
of any issues in the laboratory requiring her attention and input.
An integral component of this individual's job will be to identify
opportunities for advancing the laboratory's capability and to
develop innovative, state of the art assays to maintain the
competitiveness of the research. Job Duties
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and personally
participates in major medical or scientific research projects,
including development and implementation of research protocols.
Selects key research personnel; determines specific goals or
objectives to be attained; assigns and reviews work of
- Reviews and analyzes resulting research data, revises
techniques or approaches to work problems as indicated as necessary
by research data. Compiles, writes and submits project results to
principal investigator or department chairman.
- Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports
and abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
- Designs, develops or adapts equipment used in experiments or
research to obtain desired results.
- Plans and supervises training of technicians and other
laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques,
use of laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
- Confers with industrial, governmental or other groups
concerning progress or results of research project.
- Supervises large group of employees engaged in performance of
technical and professional work, which varies from routine to
complex laboratory work tasks.
- Performs other duties as assigned. Experience and Education
- Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and
six (6) years research experience in field of assignment, including
at least one (1) year at level of Research Scientist or
- Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment
and nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment,
including at least two (2) years at level of Research Scientist or
equivalent. May consider a Bachelor's degree with major coursework
in field of assignment with additional related experience. Salary
Security 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
expression. Associated topics: amp, anatomic, diagnostics,
hematopathologist, investigative, lab, molecular, pathology, pth,
Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Sr. Research Scientist- IM- Nephrology, Other , Dallas, Texas
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