Employees in this classification provide support in an assigned research laboratory conducting specified phases of research projects. Performs work independently and is responsible for developing new procedures and techniques to be utilized in the laboratory and in experiments, and new applications for standard procedures and techniques. Work is performed under usual laboratory conditions. Some hazards may be present due to use of radioactive, carcinogenic or other potientially harmful substances. Responsibilities also include ensuring overall cleanliness of the laboratory and laboratory equipment, and ordering and maintaining an adequate stock of necessary supplies. May instruct or direct work of subordinate laboratory personnel.
- Provide technical support on various research projects, perform standard experiments and procedures, clean up the lab, and may care for experimental animals as needed.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in one of the sciences, or equivalent combination (4 years) of job-related experience and college education. Experience may be substituted for college education on a year for year basis.
- Ability to work carefully and be attentive to detail, knowledge of laboratory techniques, familiarity with laboratory equipment.
Security Level (TTU only)
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?
Texas Tech University HSC - Lubbock
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell; wet/humid conditions (non-weather); work moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather); electrical shock risk; work with explosives; risk of radiation; vibration; lift up to 50 pounds periodically.
Hourly Pay Range
10.69 - 15.16
Monthly Pay Range
1852.93 - 2627.73
Internal Candidates Only?
Internal Cand Open Date
Internal Cand Closing Date
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.
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