Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Research Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists investigators with research project development: including preparation of human subjects applications and renewals. Development of research materials, study protocols and procedures, and assist with gran and budget development
  • Manages primary data collection, develop study related databases assist with statistical analysis
  • Collect and maintain all study related documents and information for regulatory purposes
  • Coordinate and supervise grant proposal preparation (rules and procedures) and implementation of ongoing projects
  • Assist with post award management including budget monitoring and preparation of progress reports
  • Assistance with writing and editing of proposals and manuscripts
  • Performs additional duties assigned by supervisor within the scope of position, following TTUHSC policies and procedures, in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

HSC - El Paso

Orthopaedics Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Research Staff

Occasional Duties
  • Assess staffing needs for projects and hire and train research staff
  • Maintain ethics and compliance standards including the completion of CITI training and the protection of human subjects



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.


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

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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