Research Engineering/ Scientist Assistant
University of Texas at Austin - Port Aransas, TX

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Purpose 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.

Essential Functions 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.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in biology or related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications 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.

Working conditions 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 documents 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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