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Research Associate

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Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU201840
Official TSU Title Research Associate
Grant Title Research Associate
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under supervision of the Principal Investigator, Research Associate carries out the research activities related to cardiovascular thrust outlined in the grant.

Essential Duties Summary

Oversees the daily operations of the lab and conducts the research as outlined and required as per grant requirements. Analyses data and write-up of experimental results for publications. Conducts effective research for obtaining extramural grants. Conducts animal study and continue research. Trains students and other staff in the laboratory on established protocols.



Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.

Ph.D preferably in Pharmacology, Physiology or Biochemistry or related biomedical courses.

Required Licensing/Certification

Prior training is not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to conduct independent research including animal study. Must have the ability to teach and train students working on the project.

Work Experience

Requires one to three years of related experience in cardiovascular research laboratories. Requires knowledge in highly specialized systems and procedures.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

Lead worker over others in similar jobs and/or provides work leadership and direction to students.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Tasks are multiple and diverse with some interrelationship across processes. Handles some unrelated functions. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for the COPHS within the general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor. Frequently solves complex problems. End results are reviewed by supervisor. Strategic issues are referred to supervisor.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

Regular and substantial contact with others. Contacts usually involve discussions related to policies and programs and may include proposal or grant writing, negotiation with vendors. Handles sensitive, complex, and/or confidential information.

Customer Service Relationships

Anticipates customer needs and regularly motivates or influences others to deliver customer service excellence. May troubleshoot highly sensitive or confidential issues. Personally ensures problem resolution. Identifies barriers to effective customer service and sets customer service standards. Establishes a customer feedback system and holds self accountable for customer service excellence within the department.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects of lightweight may be required.

Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to internal applicants only.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D preferably in Pharmacology, Physiology or Biochemistry or related biomedical courses?
    • Pharmacology
    • Physiology
    • Biochemistry
    • Related Biomedical Discipline
    • I do not have a Ph.D in none of the above
  2. * Do you have one to three years of related experience in cardiovascular research laboratories?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3