Research Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: PartTime

Job Title

Research Assistant

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

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:
Texas A&M College of Medicine is looking for Research Assistant to serve as a member of department of
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences research team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our
commitment as stated above. We invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and equipment.

  • Knowledge of computers and computer software related to the position.

  • Ability to work independently once given a project.

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet.

  • Basic knowledge of working with rodents in a laboratory setting.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.


Preferred Education:

  • BA, BS or Masters in neuroscience, neurobiology, behavioral sciences.


Preferred Experience:

  • At least 2 years' relevant professional experience including at least 1 year experience working with rodents in behavioral neuroscience.

  • Experience performing survival surgeries.

  • Experience performing administrative and managerial support in research laboratory.

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.


Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expertise conducting rodent behavioral experiments.

  • Ability to analyze rodent experiment behavioral data.


Job Responsibilities

  • Supports laboratory members with research projects. Assists in the design, planning, and coordinating of experiments in support of various research projects.

  • Selects and applies standard techniques of routine research and keeps detailed records of data.

  • Assists in preparing and writing proposals to funding agencies; maintains financial accounts related to research projects.

  • Assists undergraduate and/or graduate students and other laboratory, technical or field staff involved in research.

  • Analysis of research data.

  • Uses computers and laboratory or technical equipment to perform data analysis, statistical analysis, and technical evaluation of research experiments and results.

  • Evaluates and summarizes results.

  • Maintains laboratory up to university code.

  • Installs, operates, maintains, and/or repairs research equipment. Assists with reports, invoices, and cataloging records.

  • Performs other related 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

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

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:
Texas A&M College of Medicine is looking for Research Assistant to serve as a member of department of
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences research team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our
commitment as stated above. We invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory maintenance and equipment.

  • Knowledge of computers and computer software related to the position.

  • Ability to work independently once given a project.

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet.

  • Basic knowledge of working with rodents in a laboratory setting.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.


Preferred Education:

  • BA, BS or Masters in neuroscience, neurobiology, behavioral sciences.


Preferred Experience:

  • At least 2 years' relevant professional experience including at least 1 year experience working with rodents in behavioral neuroscience.

  • Experience performing survival surgeries.

  • Experience performing administrative and managerial support in research laboratory.

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.


Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expertise conducting rodent behavioral experiments.

  • Ability to analyze rodent experiment behavioral data.


Job Responsibilities

  • Supports laboratory members with research projects. Assists in the design, planning, and coordinating of experiments in support of various research projects.

  • Selects and applies standard techniques of routine research and keeps detailed records of data.

  • Assists in preparing and writing proposals to funding agencies; maintains financial accounts related to research projects.

  • Assists undergraduate and/or graduate students and other laboratory, technical or field staff involved in research.

  • Analysis of research data.

  • Uses computers and laboratory or technical equipment to perform data analysis, statistical analysis, and technical evaluation of research experiments and results.

  • Evaluates and summarizes results.

  • Maintains laboratory up to university code.

  • Installs, operates, maintains, and/or repairs research equipment. Assists with reports, invoices, and cataloging records.

  • Performs other related 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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