Research Assistant/Graduate Assistant position available at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.


A full time Research Assistant/Graduate Assistant position is currently available at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. This position require a Bachelor degree in Sciences (biochemistry, biotechnology, biology). PhD students allowed to perform his/her thesis in the US is preferred. Starting date intended for mid September, 2013. Research area involve the study of the molecular basis of prions and Alzheimer’s disease (mostly focused on the misfolding of proteins) and the interaction between these diseases. Candidates will be require to manipulate animal models (mice and hamsters). Techniques to be used include animal surgery, immunohistochemistry, protein purification, Western blot, cell culture, among others. Lab experience is required.
We look for an enthusiastic and responsible person. Candidates should be able to work in a multidisciplinary and cooperative environment. An acceptable English level is required. Salary will be provided accordingly.
The Mitchel Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders is located on the  University of Texas Medical School at Houston (as part of the Texas Medical Center). Selected candidate will have the opportunity to learn and advance in his/her career from a multinational research group.
Additional information should be addressed to Dr. Rodrigo Morales:
E-mail (preferred):
Phone: +1 (713) 500-7442.
Updated CV and availability should be included in the application.

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