Provides expertise in support of research projects in engineering, biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, etc.
Prepares and edits research papers, proposal, and reports.
Performs advanced testing procedures and analyses of data.
May prepare samples for testing.
Performs advanced testing procedure and performs analyses of data.
Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization.
May contribute to grant proposal development.
Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications.
May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design.
Understands and applies fundamental theoretical concepts.
Develops understanding of advanced theoretical concepts.
Bachelors and 1 year experience
A researcher 1 position is available in a laboratory devoted to biochemical and molecular studies of the mammalian retina in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston. The lab employs molecular, cellular, electrophysiological and biochemical approaches to investigate the mechanism of photoreceptor cell death and the application of gene therapy in mice expressing mutant forms of photoreceptor-specific genes that cause retinal diseases in humans. To work under the directions of the PIs of the lab to perform experiments and provide data to the PIs.
A bachelor degree in cell biology.
Prior experience and knowledge in cellular structural analyses is preferred.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Internal Number: STA006352
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.