Medical Research Tech III

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
September 12, 2021
Lubbock, TX
Job Type


Position Description

Employees in this classification provide support in an assigned research laboratory conducting specified phases of research projects. Performs work independently and is responsible for developing new procedures and techniques to be utilized in the laboratory and in experiments, and new applications for standard procedures and techniques. Work is performed under usual laboratory conditions. Some hazards may be present due to use of radioactive, carcinogenic or other potientially harmful substances. Responsibilities also include ensuring overall cleanliness of the laboratory and laboratory equipment, and ordering and maintaining an adequate stock of necessary supplies. May instruct or direct work of subordinate laboratory personnel.

Major/Essential Functions

A Medical Research Technician III position is available in the laboratory of Gail A. Cornwall, Ph.D. in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX. Our laboratory studies the biological roles and mechanisms of assembly of functional amyloids in the reproductive tract and brain (link to website). We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a B.S. or M.S. in Biology, Biochemistry/Chemistry or Engineering. Applicants must have some wet lab research experience and be willing to work with rodent models including assisting with the maintenance of mouse breeding colonies. Please upload CV, letter describing your research/career interests, and names and contact information of three references.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in one of the sciences, or equivalent combination (4 years) of job-related experience and college education. Experience may be substituted for college education on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and expertise in laboratory techniques used in cell biology and biochemistry research, including working with rodents.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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