Job Description

Extended Job Title
Student Assistant (Molecular and Translational Medicine)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
A Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso graduate student enrolled in one of the MS degree programs for at least six semester hours. Prior experience in research is not required but eligible students should have strong interest in biomedical research and aptitude to learn modern research techniques.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Conduct laboratory research under the direct of senior staff or Faculty.
  • Assists with equipment maintenance and ordering lab supplies, including verification of goods or services upon receipt.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure smooth operation of research laboratory and to facilitate the conduct of approved research studies.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology or animal handling is a plus. 

HSC - El Paso

Molecular and Trans Medicine

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Part 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
Student Job Group

Occasional Duties
  • Analyze and present research results in lab meetings, conferences, speaking engagements, and events.
  • Write technical reports or posters for presentations.


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
  •  A Texas Tech University undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in at least 6 hours employed to perform work which does not require academic training at the graduate level.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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