Title:  Research Assistant I

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $40,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  6394

Job Purpose

The Neuroscience Department is seeking a motivated scientist with expertise in animal surgery, rodent behavior test, and animal management to perform chronic pain related studies that require planning, completing, and occasionally supervising limited research projects in accordance with general plans approved by the supervisor. 

Job Duties

  • Design and conduct research experiments.
  • Collect, complie and analyze data.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Document and interpret results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Conduct rodent surgical procedures.
  • Conduct mice husbandry work and maintains transgenic mice colony.
  • Perform behavioral testing in mice and rat.
  • Assist other lab projects.
  • Train group personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field is preferred.





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