University of Texas at San Antonio Research Scientist Associate II in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Research Scientist Associate II

Requisition Number BES20170095P

Department Posting Name Biology

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? Yes

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked


If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate $30,276/Annualized(beginning salary negotiable depending on qualifications)

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Master's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education Doctoral Degree

Field of Study

Requires a Master’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or a related field of study from an accredited institution.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No

Other Computer and Software Skills Required


Experience and Other Skills Required

One year of related research experience.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No

Other Skills Preferred

Advanced courses leading to a Ph.D. in the field of assignment.

Two years of related research experience.

Experience with BSL-3 laboratory research equipment.

Description of Job Duties

Maintain inventory on laboratory supplies, stocks, help train, supervise laboratory personnel.

Maintain accurate records of research, order supplies and equipment necessary for experimentation.

Perform high-containment BSL-3 research, perform animal experiments, maintain records.

Designs and performs microbiological procedures for experimentation, records observations and measurements, and compiles data.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 03/03/2017

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: At the discretion of the hiring department, this position will be classified as a Research Scientist Associate II or III based on the qualifications of the finalist candidate.

Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.