Sr. Research Scientist - Neurology

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education

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8 - 10 years

Posted 153 days ago

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Security

This position issecurity-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary

Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and six (6) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least one (1) year at level of Research Scientist or equivalent.
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least two (2) years at level of Research Scientist or equivalent.

Job Duties

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and personally participates in major medical or scientific research projects, including development and implementation of research protocols. Selects key research personnel; determines specific goals or objectives to be attained; assigns and reviews work of subordinates.
  • Reviews and analyzes resulting research data, revises techniques or approaches to work problems as indicated as necessary by research data. Compiles, writes and submits project results to principal investigator or department chairman.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports and abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
  • Designs, develops or adapts equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
  • Plans and supervises training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, use of laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
  • Confers with industrial, governmental or other groups concerning progress or results of research project.
  • Supervises large group of employees engaged in performance of technical and professional work, which varies from routine to complex laboratory work tasks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Job Responsibilities


Much of our work is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The person in this position will help develop, write and execute all aspects necessary for the funding and conduct of clinical trials in neurology and metabolic disorders with emphasis on childhood disorders. Previous experience of interacting with the Institutional Review Board, the Federal Drug Administration or the National Institutes of Health is highly desirable. Significant expertise in with clinical trial design and oversight and with extramural funding procurement and stewardship is strongly preferred.

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