Title:  Research Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday to Friday; 40 hours/week
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $38,212 - $52,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11912


The Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, is looking to hire an competent and reliable Research Assistant I to manage day to day operations of projects for Dr. Dong's research projects. This position requires conducting research experiments and overseeing multiple ongoing projects. The candidate will focus on research about mechanisms that regulate obesity associated metabolic diseases and cancer and developing novel therapeutic strategies. It is the responsibility of this candidate to support the PI for various studies, existing and initiating new, to continue to support the College's Research Mission.

Job Duties

  • Conduct research experiments to help PI meet grant deliverables
  • Consent, Collect and analyze data for several ongoing experiments, presenting weekly to PI
  • Conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study, and assist in publication
  • Administrate and manage research procedures
  • Oversee lab equipment and lab space

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • 3 Years of Research Experience 
  • Organized, self-motivated, teamwork, works well under pressure, multitasking



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