The BioDiscovery Institute delivers research solutions to underpin the utilization of biosystems for production of food/feed, polymers, construction materials, bioactive molecules, and biofuels. The institute operates through a pipeline linking sustainable plant production platforms, metabolic engineering and the development of new materials. The institute touts a multidisciplinary team of researchers committed to collaborating on large research projects with an emphasis on application of findings and solutions to meet market issues and needs. UNT is a student-focused research university with an emphasis on sustainability, UNT is the nation’s 25th largest public university, and is committed to serve its 38,000 students while powering the North Texas region through innovative education and research.
Research Assistant is to support the BioAnalytical Facility manager in carrying out research and analytical tasks.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in the field of assignment, and two years related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scientific research techniques, methods and procedures.
Working knowledge of equipment used in related fields of research.
Considerable knowledge of health, safety, and security precautions in keeping with type of research being done.
Ability to set up and operate research instrumentation and equipment. Ability
to make accurate assays and to prepare reports, charts, or graphs on results.
Ability to work effectively with fellow researchers, staff members, faculty, supervisors and students.
Must have some experience with a Mass Spectrometer.