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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
5/3/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Research Technician I - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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Job Description

Department: 238205 - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Security

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary

Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Completion of two (2) years of college or specialized training in histology, medical technology, or relevant field and one (1) year experience as Laboratory Technical Assistant or equivalent.

High school graduation including courses in basic sciences such as physics, chemistry, biology, etc., and three (3) years of laboratory experience including two years as Laboratory Technical Assistant or equivalent.

Desired:

College Degree in one of the biological sciences

Experience with fish or aquatic animals

Previous aquaculture experience or education

The ability to lift 50 lbs

Job Duties

This position is in the Division of Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology in Dr. James Amatruda's Lab. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting in the daily husbandry and maintenance of two zebrafish rooms and will require working on weekends. The selected candidate will be expected to report to the aquatics facility manager and work well in a team setting.

Assists in conducting experiments and working on research problems in such fields as physiology, bacteriology, tissue culture, chemistry and other related fields by performing basic, routine, and least complex procedures as prescribed by supervisor.

Assembles and/or operates various laboratory equipment and apparatus.

Records resulting data in accordance with established methods. Confers with supervisor concerning results obtained and modifies procedures in accordance with instruction of supervisor.

Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern 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; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

About University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty and 17,000 staff members. From teaching and research to public service, the university's activities support its core purpose - to transform lives for the benefit of society through the core values of learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity and responsibility. The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service.