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Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Assistant in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Research Assistant


Texas A&M Agrilife Research


Biochemistry & Biophysics

Proposed Minimum Salary

$14.42 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or higher in related field and experience in Plant Molecular Biology and Cotton Genomics.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to design and perform experiments independently, ability to communicate well, ability to write draft of the manuscripts. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Cotton functional genomics


Job Responsibilities

65%: Design and perform experiments, and analyze the data

20%: Write the manuscripts

10%: Take care of plant growth rooms

5%: Performs other duties as assigned.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423​.

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