Research Scientist II, Pathology Research
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: June 7, 2021
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Evaluates, selects, applies standard scientific techniques and
procedures with using judgement when necessary to adapt standard
methods and techniques.
- Assist with supervision work of lab staff, oversees execution
of assigned tasks.
- Establishes research objectives and methodology, designs
procedures, conducts research projects, analyzes, and interprets
- Assist the PI in writing progress reports, grant proposals. May
submit equipment, renovation, or other facility/core enhancement
grants as the PI. Write grants with the approval and commitment of
the Supervisor and Chair.
- Present data at national and international conferences, assist
the PI in writing progress reports and grant proposals, protocols
of animal experiments, assist in supervision of Ph.D.
- Writes laboratory and animal protocols
- Documented experience in BSL-2 and BSL-3 as well as ABSL-2 and
- Adheres to internal controls established for the
Ph. D, M.D, D.O., or D.V.M in related field and one year of
A Research Scientist II position related to a new NIH-funded
project on the role of epigenetic and transcriptional mechanisms in
the pathogenesis of Ebola virus disease is available in the
laboratory of Dr. Alexander Bukreyev, Department of Pathology.
Applicants should be highly motivated, able to conduct independent
research, and have publications in internationally recognized
English language journals. Excellent communication skills and
writing skills are required. The work can be extended to additional
emerging viruses which require work in biocontainment, including
but not limited to Marburg virus, Lassa virus, SARS-CoV-2 and
hantaviruses. Experience in virology and molecular biology and/or
immunology, with the preference to transcriptional regulation of
the immune response and/or epigenetics
Commensurate with experience
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment
without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic
information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis
protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local
laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA
Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire
and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals
Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Research Scientist II, Pathology Research, Other , Galveston, Texas
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