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Medical Research Tech III - Hardy Lab

Company: Texas Tech U. Health Sciences Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Org Level 7:
511515 - CBB Lbk Genl

Org Level 1:
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Lubbock

CBB Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions:
The laboratory of Daniel M. Hardy, Ph.D. is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join an interdisciplinary, collaborative group studying a range of fundamental questions on transmission of infectious disease and establishment of reproductive isolation during species divergence. The research will be conducted primarily in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, in collaboration with labs at Texas Tech University, with an immediate focus on prion disease transmission in wildlife. The position will require extensive interaction and coordination with collaborators' labs, and possibly some field work as needed. Necessary qualifications include a B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or comparable degree and/or experience, especially with molecular biology and protein biochemistry methods. Your application must include CV, Cover 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 biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology research,
including handling and processing animal tissues and working with advanced instrumentation.

Required Attachments:
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, 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.

Jeanne Clery Act:
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

Pay Basis:

Pay Grade Minimum:
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum:

Grant Funded?:

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Group:
Research Technicians


Travel Required:
Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?:

Are select agents used in this laboratory?:

Keywords: Texas Tech U. Health Sciences Center, Lubbock , Medical Research Tech III - Hardy Lab, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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