Research Assistant

We are searching for an enthusiastic research assistant to conduct laboratory experiments and molecular analyses with malaria parasites. This parasitic disease infects over 400 million people and killed an estimated 214,000 people in 2015. This challenging research project will require excellent organizational skills, meticulous record keeping, culturing of malaria parasites in the laboratory, and preparation of samples for proteomic/metabolomics analyses. The successful candidate will report to Dr. Tim Anderson.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS. Required: Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or related field. Good organizational and laboratory skills, a healthy work ethic, strong interpersonal skills, and a passion for parasites. Preferred: Master’s degree in biological science or related field. Experience with molecular biology, in particular proteomics and/or metabolomics.

POTENTIAL HAZARDS: This position will involve potential exposure to infectious agents. Participation in a medical monitoring and surveillance program is required. Safety training and protective clothing, equipment and supplies will be provided.

OTHER: This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional after hours or weekend work may be required. Texas Biomedical Research Institute is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal

Application Instructions

Your resume and application must be provided electronically. Please follow the steps below.

  1. Please read instructions before submitting your application.
  2. PDF forms will need to be completed, saved to your computer and uploaded. Please refer to Step 2 for additional information.
  3. Fill out the online form.
  4. At the conclusion of the application process, you will be asked to attach your PDF files.

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