Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Research Assistant

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want  

The Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (NEXT) is looking for a Research Assistant to serve as a member of the Reddy Lab. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of research experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting research in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological or biomedical sciences or neuroscience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Working experience in a neuroscience research lab;

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of data analytics, lab equipment, EEG, and computer systems.
  • Knowledge of brain EEG software; brain histology techniques and analysis; behavioral studies and interpretation; stereology and histology knowledge; pharmacological studies and data compilation experience in a research lab.   
  • Ability to read temporo-spatial progression of seizures, and behavioral patterns.
  • Ability to help research staff with advancing analytical studies and support with the neural signal techniques.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret brain EEG recording, analysis and pattern formations.
  • Ability to organize, conduct and report pharmacological studies and experiments.
  • Experience working with microscope, data compilation and analysis.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist and perform neural signal and neurological research with laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording data in the lab.
  • Assist and perform data collection procedures involving brain signals.
  • Assist with neuroscience data compilation, archiving and analysis.
  • Assist and perform experiments procedures involving brain EEG recording.  
  • Assist with brain histology analysis studies.
  • Assist in performing technical operations relevant to electrodes and EEG tools.
  • Assist personnel involved in a series of brain section studies.
  • Assists and performs pharmacological studies and data compilation in the lab.   
  • Make record of neural observations and EEG analysis. Assist and edit for scientific manuscripts.
  • Coordinate work progress with campus and external collaborators.  
  • Coordinate lab compliance and materials for research projects.  
  • Order and maintain scientific supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare and maintain record and lab protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Research Assistant

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want  

The Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (NEXT) is looking for a Research Assistant to serve as a member of the Reddy Lab. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of research experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting research in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological or biomedical sciences or neuroscience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Working experience in a neuroscience research lab;

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of data analytics, lab equipment, EEG, and computer systems.
  • Knowledge of brain EEG software; brain histology techniques and analysis; behavioral studies and interpretation; stereology and histology knowledge; pharmacological studies and data compilation experience in a research lab.   
  • Ability to read temporo-spatial progression of seizures, and behavioral patterns.
  • Ability to help research staff with advancing analytical studies and support with the neural signal techniques.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret brain EEG recording, analysis and pattern formations.
  • Ability to organize, conduct and report pharmacological studies and experiments.
  • Experience working with microscope, data compilation and analysis.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist and perform neural signal and neurological research with laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording data in the lab.
  • Assist and perform data collection procedures involving brain signals.
  • Assist with neuroscience data compilation, archiving and analysis.
  • Assist and perform experiments procedures involving brain EEG recording.  
  • Assist with brain histology analysis studies.
  • Assist in performing technical operations relevant to electrodes and EEG tools.
  • Assist personnel involved in a series of brain section studies.
  • Assists and performs pharmacological studies and data compilation in the lab.   
  • Make record of neural observations and EEG analysis. Assist and edit for scientific manuscripts.
  • Coordinate work progress with campus and external collaborators.  
  • Coordinate lab compliance and materials for research projects.  
  • Order and maintain scientific supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare and maintain record and lab protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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