Plans, supervises, and directs research, investigation, or other technical operations in a lab working on rodent models. Provides technical expertise to facilitate the design, implementation, and analysis of procedures, techniques, and results, which enables investigators to conduct various research projects.
The research area are trauma and hemorrhagic shock.
Research Associate-Center for Translational Injury Research
Position Key Accountabilities:
Plans and performs research procedures in areas of trauma and hemorrhagic shock.
Conducts experiments using procedures that utilize the well-described rat model of pressure driven hemorrhagic shock (HS).
Performs small animal surgery, animal breeding, and tissue collecting.
Skilled with resuscitation and euthanasia techniques.
Histopathology for all collected the tissue samples.
Collects, evaluates, and interprets data and provides results to investigators to support publication
Maintains accurate and timely records which may include notebooks, records, databases, etc. as needed by the research project.
Maintains quality control checks and a safe environment in compliance with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulation, and codes.
Provide guidance, work direction to other fellows and assistants.
Training of laboratory technicians, and/or other assistants to ensure efficient, timely, and high quality results.
Provide updates to P.I. regarding research progress
Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties in academia.
Prefer several years of postdoctoral research training experience in relevant fields
Performs other duties as assigned.
The applicant needs to have prior experience in small animal surgery techniques.
Considerable knowledge in basic and sophisticated equipment.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or
Master’s degree in a related field with one (1) year of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or
Years of experience varies based on education level.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215