Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Assistant/Lab Manager – Wang Lab

Job Number: 55666

Location: San Antonio, US

Job Description

Position Description
A research assistant/lab manager position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lu Wang in the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at UT Health San Antonio. We are investigating epigenetic regulation in aging and age-related diseases, with a focus on understanding the regulation of three-dimensional genome organization, DNA and histone modifications. We employ state-of-art techniques in biochemistry, molecular biology, multi-omics technologies, and genetically engineered mouse models. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative research environment with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We offer highly competitive salary and benefits for this position, along with access to outstanding scientific resources and unique opportunities to interact with other experts at UT Health San Antonio.

San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities. UT Health San Antonio is the largest university of health science in South Texas and one of four medical schools in the UT System. The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies is a leading institute in aging research. The affiliated Mays Cancer Center is one of the NCI-designated national cancer centers in the state of Texas. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.
Position Responsibilities
As a research assistant, you will provide routine support to research projects under general supervision. You will be responsible for assisting or conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of limited complexity, collecting, evaluating and interpreting data for scientific research.
Job duties:
·       Provide technical assistance in performing assigned tasks to support research projects.
·       Performs assigned clerical and technical duties in a research lab setting.
·       Assists investigator or higher level technician with research studies, experiments and assays including collecting data, preparing solutions, and setting up and maintaining equipment.
·       Perform routine tests under the direction of the supervisor, manager or higher level technician.
·       Assist in conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of limited complexity, collecting, evaluating, and interpreting data.
·       Carry out general laboratory maintenance duties.
·       Perform any other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a basic science is required. Candidates with prior experience in mouse work, molecular biology, cell biology or related areas will be given preference.
How to Apply:
Please send a CV, cover letter and the contact information of at least two references to Dr. Lu Wang (Please click the “Apply” button for the email address).

Application Deadline: 2023-10-25


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