UT Health Research Assistant I - Institute of Molecular Medicine - Stem Cell Research/Ovarian Cancer in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Assistant I - Institute of Molecular Medicine - Stem Cell Research/Ovarian Cancer

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001AQ


Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.


Institute of Molecular Medicine - Stem Cell Research

Location: Texas Medical Center

Full Time

FLSA: Nonexempt


  1. Individual will perform ovarian cancer research in order to understand the cellular and molecular mechanism of chemo resistance. Must understand basic skills of cell biology, molecular biology and genetics.

  2. Animal handling and animal surgery.

  3. Will coordinate the laboratory work to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results.

  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Background in cell biology, molecular biology and genetics.


General knowledge of research fields


Bachelor’s degree in one of the basic sciences or relevant experience in lieu of education.


No years of experience


Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.


This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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