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Company: UT Dallas
Location: Richardson, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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The Misra lab in the Department of Biological Science at University of Texas-Dallas is looking for a highly motivated individual to assist with management of laboratory research funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate the molecular mechanisms of regulation of growth and morphogenesis during development. The projects combine genetics, cell biology, and biochemical analysis of developmental processes that are critical for appropriate organ development using Drosophila as a model organism. Candidates should be self-organized, curious and highly motivated. This position will oversee operations within a research laboratory.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in a related field. A minimum of two years experience with lab equipment and related facilities.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master's degree
  • Experience with Drosophila
  • Supervisory Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train students on how to use the equipment in the lab, how to do the experiments, and how to clean up (including all the safety regulations)
  • Coaching, supervising, students, assigning tasks and aiding with experiments
  • Prepare buffers and solutions used in the lab
  • Maintain supplies and responsible for ordering materials for the lab
  • Managing chemical waste
  • Equipment repair and maintenance troubleshooting
  • Track all the inventory of the lab: this includes chemicals, DNA plasmids, DNA oligos, enzymes, proteins, solutions, etc.
  • Manage student/PI schedules for lab meetings, etc.
  • Contact maintenance when needed.
  • Perform necessary Lab work
  • Ensures consistency and build relationships with the students to foster positive work environment

Additional Information

A remote work schedule is not available for this position.

What We Offer:
  • Free healthcare insurance for our employees
  • Pension
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation time (12 days a year plus paid holidays) and Sick time with unlimited carryover
  • Longevity pay
  • Employee discounts

Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.

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