St Edwards University
  • Biology
  • TX, USA
  • Part Time

Research Technician



St. Edward's University seeks to fill the position of Research Technician.  This position will support grant-funded projects in the Department of Biological Sciences. The funds to support this position are dependent upon continuing successful grant proposals. This is a 12-month, 30-hr/wk. benefits-eligible position (grant-funded).  At present, the position would support the research grants of Dr. Andrea Holgado in the area of Molecular Neuroscience.



  • Perform scientific research in Molecular Neuroscience using the model organism C.elegans
  • Maintain lab equipment and help ordering supplies
  • Ensure delivery of data to funding agencies, national and international databases, and the SEU Data Archive.
  • Assist with data analysis.
  • Assist with project planning.
  • Engage in regular group research meetings and assist with mentoring of student research group members.
  • Assist in training of new research group members and collaborators on instrument operation, repair, and calibration.
  • Assist with report and manuscript writing, including generating appropriate figures.
  • Travel to partner sites for training if necessary.
  • Additional responsibilities as necessary to support currently and future funded grants.



  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences required.
  • Prior experience operating laboratory equipment required.
  • Skills with word processing software and spreadsheet software required.
  • Prior experience with C. elegans handling preferred.
  • Successful Candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal history background check.


About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. 


How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application online at Please attach a letter of interest, resume, and a contact list of three references. NO PHONE CALLS. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at


St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers.  We do not offer Sponsorship at this time.


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