Texas Tech University HSC Research Associate in Lubbock, Texas

HSC Research Associate

Requisition ID 10706BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description Performs specialized work in the planning, conducting and/or supervising of original research at TTUHSC. Responsible for participating in, planning, scheduling and/or supervising research projects and the interpretation of the results for publication. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions Desired candidate will have experience in clinical research, with peer reviewed publications in PubMed indexed journals as first author.

Will have had some clinical training, and understanding of the basics of clinical research--developing a hypothesis, performing a literature review, constructing a study design, assessing sample size, performing basic statistical analysis using Excel, SPSS, or similar, and writing a manuscript. Strong communication skills and fluency in English are required.

Will develop independent research projects in collaboration with faculty and residents in the Department of Surgery, as well as assist faculty on existing projects. They will receive support from clinical research nurses with patient recruitment and IRB applications, and mentorship from senior surgeons and physicians experienced in clinical research, and it is expected candidate will function independently for the majority of their work.

Required Qualifications Master's degree or specialized academic training beyond the Bachelor's level in a particular field of science or engineering equivalent to a Master's degree. One year research experience. Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 15.64

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Other

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Other Instructors

Removal Date 06/14/2018