University of North Texas - Research Assistant

Aug 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Biological Sciences Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* work as a key researcher on lab research including mutagenesis and biochemical studies of enzymes.* conduct experiments in consultation with supervisor.* conduct lab maintenance. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree with major course work in the field of assignment and one year of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Knowledge of basic scientific techniques and methods used in routine research.* Knowledge of the basic equipment used in field of research.* Knowledge of special equipment in the field of assignment.* Knowledge of health, safety, and security precautions in keeping with type of research being done.* Ability to set up and operate research apparatus and equipment.* Skill in conducting tests and measurements.* Skill in preparing technical reports.