The Research Assistant 3 performs various laboratory procedures, basic research, lab maintenance and administrative duties under the direction of a Principal Investigator; and trains and oversees less experienced personnel.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs assays and research procedures according to lab standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Records experimental techniques and data according to laboratory protocol. Calculates accurately test results for statistical purposes. Examines, interprets, compiles and reports result to Principal Investigator.
Maintains laboratory and equipment according to SOPs. Documents and reports problems to appropriate personnel.
Participates in lab meetings.
Teaches lab protocols and safety procedures to other lab members.
Assists in coordinating technical direction of work to ensure effective and cost-efficient completion of research project.
Assists with lab administrative duties such as supply requisitioning, scheduling equipment service, distributing work assignments and monitoring expenditures.
Fulfills continuing education and regulatory requirements related to research performed including safety and compliance training.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of basic lab techniques including pipetting, staining, culture techniques, aliquoting.
Able to perform basic lab maintenance tasks.
Knowledge of quality control.
Knowledge of safety practices related to work performed.
Skilled in use of computer software related to research needs.
Able to instruct others in lab and safety protocols.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following.
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!