Prepares and edits research papers, proposal, and reports. Performs
advanced testing procedures and analyses of data. May prepare
samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedure and
performs analyses of data. Makes uses of a variety of specialized
equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to
grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed
according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in
procedure, processes, or experimental design. Understands and
applies broad theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of
specialized scientific or engineering field. Develops leadership
and management skills.
Duties: Assignments are difficult and broad requiring originality
and ingenuity. May be assisted by lower level
personnel.Supervision: Receives minimal supervision conferring with
higher levels only in usual situations.
Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience.
Additional Job Posting Information:
This full-time Researcher 2 Natural Science position will require
conducting experiments in a laboratory setting and laboratory
management. They will work on a variety of projects focusing on
vaccine development and deciphering molecular targets of potential
medications. This position requires knowledge of molecular and
biochemical assays such as qPCR, Western Blot and ELISA assays and
laboratory management skills. They will also help implement new
techniques and procedures depending upon grant goals. The candidate
will be responsible for general laboratory maintenance and
restocking consumables through our online system. The candidate
will need to comply with all governmental and University of Houston
policies, rules, regulations and codes. They will also need to
maintain training certifications required to conduct experiments in
Required education: Bachelor’s degree.
Required experience: At least 8 years experience as a Research
Assistant or Researcher in a laboratory.