Senior Research Associate (Research Laboratory)
UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Research Associate whose duties include coordinating our research project regarding DNA sequencing to identify mutations in the mouse genome. As our Senior Research Associate, you will coordinate, plan and supervise the research assignments of medical and research professionals. You will organize our laboratory, determine work assignments and advise them regarding techniques, procedures and equipment to be used. You will serve the needs of our large laboratory and will work from a queue of assignments, constantly updating the queue to reflect job status. You will also interact with a programmer who will assist in the design of primers and interpretation of trace files. Plus you will communicate directly with a number of laboratory personnel who will provide samples and specific instructions.
Requires a Master’s degree with major coursework in the field of assignment and 5 years of lab experience including at least 2 years as a research associate or equivalent. Or a Bachelor's degree with major coursework in the field of assignment and 6 years of experience, 2 as a research associate.
This position calls for extensive experience with Sanger capillary sequencing as well as robotics, with preference given to those applicants skilled in the use of the Beckman FX liquid handling system. A high degree of independence, excellent organizational skills, strong technical abilities, and a capacity for rapid work with multitasking are ESSENTIAL for this position.
At UT Southwestern Medical Center, we transform lives and careers through the convergence of world-class medical education, medical research and patient care. It is this unique environment that allows us to stay at the forefront of medical discovery. Our dynamic team, including some of the world's leading physicians, researchers and clinical professionals, embrace innovation to improve outcomes for even the most challenging cases. We are the future of medicine, today.
Join us at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. We offer a supportive, culturally diverse environment, competitive salaries and state of Texas benefits that begin the first day of employment. Please apply online at utsouthwestern.edu/careers and reference job 12-1589 or send a cover letter, CV and summary to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%4b%61%4b%65%73%68%61%2e%53%69%6d%6d%6f%6e%73%40%55%54%53%6f%75%74%68%77%65%73%74%65%72%6e%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%4b%61%4b%65%73%68%61%2e%53%69%6d%6d%6f%6e%73%40%55%54%53%6f%75%74%68%77%65%73%74%65%72%6e%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) today. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact: KaKesha Simmons
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390
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