Provides expertise in support of research projects in engineering,
biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, etc.
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 fundamental theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of
advanced theoretical concepts.Duties: Work is varied and somewhat
difficult. Originality and ingenuity is required.Supervision:
Receives direct supervision referring complex situation to higher
Additional Job Information
The Brain Health and Plasticity Lab at UH is hiring a Researcher 1
to assist with a variety of laboratory projects related to the use
of exercise as a tool to improve brain health. Working knowledge of
basic laboratory assays and ability to work with minimal
supervision is essential. Opportunities for involvement in data
visualization and interpretation are available to the interested
individual. This is a full-time, 18-month position with the
possibility of extension contingent on funding and individual’s
level of performance and commitment.
Primary job duties:
• Maintain rodent colonies.
• Conduct blood and tissue harvest from rodents.
• Perform biological preparations and assays including RNA
extraction, genotyping, ELISAs, and Western blotting.
• Train and supervise undergraduate research assistants.
Bachelors and 1 year experience
Bachelor's Degree with 1 year experience.
• Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field.
• At least one year of wet lab experience.
• Comfortable working with computers and familiarity with Microsoft
Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Experience working with vertebrate animals.