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Research Engineering/ Scientist Assistant

Hiring department Intb-PI-Bolnick
Monthly salary $2,666+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-09-08-01-4222
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 05/31/2018
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Assist with data collection for a National Science Foundation funded research grant.

Essential Functions

Handling the fish specimens, dissections and DNA extractions. Assist with maintaining databases containing biological data and metadata. Assist with general lab duties, keep laboratory supplies stocked and organized.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

B.A. or B.S. degree in biological sciences or a related field. Experience with molecular genetics laboratory techniques thru coursework. Demonstrated organizational skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience handling fish specimens, dissections and DNA extractions.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving

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