Min Qualifications Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience required. JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities. Salary Range $33,760 - 42,200 annually, commensurate with experience. This position is in the pay band code: SC14. Specific Job Related Duties The area of research would be in vitro testing of antibodies against Ebola and Marburg viruses and investigation of mechanisms of antibody neutralization. Perform basic experimental procedures, such as in vitro antibody neutralization tests, virus titration, flow cytometry, maintaining cell cultures, ELISAs, preparation and analysis of DNA mini-preps and maxi-preps, cloning and sequencing of DNA, PCR. Assume a major responsibility in the daily operation of the BSL-2 lab, including ordering of reagents and maintaining the equipment. Preferred Education Candidates must have B.A./B.S. or M.S. in biology and have at least 3 years of experience in virology and in molecular biology techniques. Preferred Work Experience A documented experience of work under BSL-3 and/or BSL-4 biocontainment is required. A candidate will be performing work in BSL-4 and BSL-2 laboratories. Closing Statement #rsrch Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. *Full/Part Time:* Full-Time *Regular/Temporary:* Regular *Job Title:* Research Associate II - Pathology Research *Job ID:* 54158 *Location:* Galveston *Business Unit:* SOMED
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