Posting Number: S004461
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: Biomedical Engineering:H0071
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides expertise in support of research projects in engineering, biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, etc.
Prepares and edits research papers, proposal, and reports.
Performs advanced testing procedures and analyses of data.
May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedure and performs analyses of data.
Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization.
May contribute to grant proposal development.
Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design.
Work is varied and somewhat difficult.
Originality and ingenuity is required.
Receives direct supervision referring complex situation to higher levels.
Bachelor's Degree with 1 year direct job related experience.
Understands and applies fundamental theoretical concepts.
Develops understanding of advanced theoretical concepts.
Additional Posting Information:
This specialized position will be a Monkey Trainer position open in the lab of Joseph Francis.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities training non-human primates; conduct neural recordings with other research staff during behavior toward the generation of a brain machine interface; prepare and assist in sterile surgeries with the research staff; ordering lab supplies, and training students to work with the NHPs.
Prior experience with non-human primates is a must. Experience training NHPs is preferred.
The University of Houston is a Tobacco free campus.