Research Associate

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Dec 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
5908

Job Title
Research Associate

Department
Physiology and Anatomy - 302600

Quick Link
www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=61389

Shift
Day

Department Overview
The Department of Physiology and Anatomy is home to researchers with a wide variety of interests and approaches. The Institute is truly integrative as all faculty are engaged in interdisciplinary studies that span molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral sciences, with strong traditions of excellence in the study of cardiovascular, renal and neural-humoral control systems. The research activities of many of our faculty and graduate students involve studies of normal physiology such as exercise and travel to altitude as well as pathophysiological states such as heart failure, hypertension, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, diabetes, obesity and sleep apnea.

Department research and training activities are supported through multiple federal and non-federal grants and we offer both MS and PhD degrees in a wide range of research areas. The department is highly interactive and maintains an active seminar program related to the interests of department members.

Position Details
The Physiology and Anatomy Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Research Associate to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Perform experiments.
* Analyze data.
* Prepare results for publication outlined the Program Project Grant.
* Follow instructions with attention to detail and learn new techniques as needed.
* Be coachable.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and Three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Multiple years of prior independent laboratory benchwork experience and knowledge of laboratory machinery and its maintenance.
* Ability to perform in vivo and /or in vitro electrophysiological
techniques.
* Ability to perform surgery and experiments on anesthetized and conscious mice.
* Familiarity with the use of viral vectors to investigate central neurons
that regulate cardiovascular and respiratory function in normal and
pathophysiological states such as hypertension, hypoxia and obesity.
* Willingness to learn new methodologies, troubleshoot, assist others in the laboratory, and work flexible hours as needed.
* Independent, detail-oriented approach to experimental design and execution.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-Time

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?
No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?
Yes

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?
No

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?
No

Require a certification?
No


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Official Job Title
Research Associate

Job Open Date
12-12-2018

Job Close Date
12-18-2018

Job Category
Research/Laboratory

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