Staff Laboratory Assistant III (Temporary, full-time)
Staff Laboratory Assistant III (Temporary, full-time)FLSA status:
$2,654 – $3,904 per month
(This is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position. This is a grant-funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding. Current grant projected to end on or before December 31, 2021).
Department of Molecular & Cellular BiologyOpen Date:
12/11/2020Open Until Filled:
YesEducational and Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. One year of experience working in a laboratory at a university, college or experience in a related area. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.Nature & Purpose of Position:
Performs under supervision, a wide variety of routine and technical tasks including maintaining and operating a laboratory for a research project or grant.Primary Responsibilities:
Interprets and applies routine but moderately complex directives requiring limited judgment, ordinary attention, and care to tasks such as, but not necessarily limited to: supervising student personnel, scheduling, establishing procedures, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, equipment maintenance and repair, sanitation, security, and compliance with university and governments procedures, standards, rules and regulations. Transports, processes, analyzes, and archives human samples. Prepares analysis involving the processing of tissues, fluids and solvents from human, non-human, and inorganic origin. Performs molecular analysis of gene and protein expression levels using Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) and immunoblotting techniques (Western blotting). Performs molecular analysis in fluids and cells using plate readers and confocal microscopy. Prepares cell cultures of eukaryotic and bacterial origin under a biological safety hood. Independently designs and implements research techniques and contributes to the training and supervising of students and lower technical laboratory positions. Consults with the Principal Investigator regarding laboratory procedures and evaluation of collected data. Prepares data for dissemination (presentation, articles). Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Specifications:
Must be familiar with common laboratory equipment, and the instruction and research curriculum. Must be able to follow oral and written instruction, and to work a modified schedule to accommodate classes and special projects. May require frequent contact with students, staff, and researchers.
This is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position. This is a grant-funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding. Current grant projected to end on or before December 31, 2021.
Position located at the SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, located in the Grand Central Park community of Conroe, TX – 5 miles N of The Woodlands and 35 miles N of Houston.Full Time Part Time:
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