The Department of Neuroscience and the Center for Advanced Pain Studies at UT Dallas has an opening for a Laboratory Technician to join the Price Lab.
This specific position will work on NIH grant funded projects that are aimed at understanding the mechanisms and treatments of chronic pain in preclinical models. The applicant should have experience with rodent handling/behavioral tests, immunochemistry, and/or microscopy.
Minimum Education and Experience
Associate degree with a minimum of two years hands on experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.
Preferred Education and Experience
- Associate degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years hands on experience in biology or related field
- Technical knowledge of molecular biology methods (e.g. PCR, nucleic acid purification) and cell biology techniques (e.g. cell culture, microscopy)
- Motivation to learn and master new methods and techniques
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff
- Ability to record and report results with clarity
- Persistence, attention to details, and willingness to troubleshoot technical challenges
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- This position provides an opportunity to lead and run experiments under the supervision of the PI
- Provide technical and research support for key laboratory personnel
- Responsible for the careful documentation of the experimental procedures and results they generate
- Help maintain lab equipment and SOPs
- Troubleshoot and address technical problems as well as summarize and present results
- Manage rodent colonies used for research experiments
Interested in expanding your knowledge in research! UT Dallas is the place for you!
What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:
- Competitive Salary
- Tuition Benefits
- Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Long and short-term disability
- Retirement Plan Options
- Paid time off
- Paid Holidays
About UT Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged to their pursuit of excellence.
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) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. 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 services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.
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