Research Assistant II - Critical Care - Research

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
June 03 2021
Ref
140079
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Research Assistant II position is to provide technical and coordination skills in carrying out various research projects and coordinates procedures and performs technical laboratory duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans.

Research Assistant II opportunity in Critical Care - Research. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences and two years of experience in biomedical research work. Experience is basic immunological techniques is preferred.

Shift - 8-hour days with no weekends or holidays

KEY FUNCTIONS

Conducts experiments of animal infections, organ isolation and processing, Flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and western blotting.

Handles, breeds, monitors and perform experimental procedures of laboratory animals in accordance with established procedures and regulations.

Maintains legible notebook of experimental data, analyze/interprets experimental data and presents results to Principal Investigator on a regular basis.

Coordinates with other laboratories as necessary in carrying out experiments.

Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's degree with major course works in one of the basic sciences.

Preferred: Master's degree with major course work in one of the basic sciences.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Two years of experience in scientific or experimental research work. No experience required with preferred degree.

Preferred: Two years of experience in biomedical research work; experience in basic immunological techniques.

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