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Research Associate II, Internal Medicine Infectious Disease (Bilingual Preferred) - No Experience Re

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024
Minimum 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 Summary:

Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.

Job Duties:

* Under general supervision, performs routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments of moderate complexity.
* Plans, coordinates, provides setup and conducts standard research experiments following general technical instructions.
* Prepares biological assays and conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis.
* Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal Investigator.
* Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected and provides preliminary analysis of results.
* Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and analysis of final data.
* Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of a variety of laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
* Maintains lab for animal and environmental safety compliance.
* Maintains lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
* Performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
* May provide guidance to junior research staff.
* Adheres to internal controls established for department.
* Performs related duties as required.


* Public health quantitative data analysis
* Microbiological analysis
* Veterinary large animal work
* Experience drafting PowerPoint presentation
* Experience science writing
* Experience working with multidisciplinary research teams on infectious disease projects.
* Skilled in planning and conducting infectious disease research domestically and internationally.
* Trained in conducting complex bioaerosol and virologic research.
* Proficient in organizing and managing research data.
* Capable of contributing to scientific analysis and generating research documents.
* Experience in scientific writing and presentation, with fluency in Spanish.
* Ability to perform minor equipment repairs and modifications.
* Experienced in supervising staff and adhering to departmental protocols.
* Adept at formulating research proposals and ethical review documents.
* Willing to take on related duties and adapt to changing research environments.
* Bilingual Preferred

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience.


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