The purpose of this position is to participate in laboratory research, animal care, and mainainance and administrative duties such as purchasing supplies and assist with reports.
Assist with lab experiments and research. Lab management, order supplies, assist with reports, assist with moving and lifting of lab equipment up to 30 pounds. Assist with care of experimental animals.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in biology or related field.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Prior lab experience and experience working with fish as physiological models. Other skills that would be of benefit include molecular biology, microscopy, analytical chemistry and radioisotope experience. Any prior experience in the fields of osmoregulation, respiration and aquatic toxicology would be an asset.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
May work around chemical fumes
May work around standard office 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
Climbing of stairs
Lifting and moving
A criminal history background check will be required
for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement
System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the
position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment
Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present
acceptable and original
to prove your identity and
authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be
presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do
so will result in loss of employment at the university.
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