Research Technician I
Corpus Christi, TX
Job posting number: #7120829
Posted: January 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.
TAMU-CC’s beautiful campus is located on a 240-acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.
From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.
The Research Technician I, under general supervision, assists in planning research on support laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording results for a series of closely-controlled experiments.
Maintain and develop instruments to measure the atmospheric properties using various platforms.
Research literature relating to possible procedures and experiments. Modifies procedures to suit the particular research need.
Assists with planning technical operations.
Assists personnel involved in a series of controlled environment or analysis experiments.
Makes complex chemical and physical analyses which, although they follow standard procedures and tests, may require the exercise of some ingenuity and improvisation.
Uses computer equipment for controlling equipment and compiling data.
Makes and records observations and measurements.
Writes and/or edits for publication scientific materials requiring academic knowledge.
Researches and catalogs reference materials.
Orders scientific supplies and equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Science, Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus and computer equipment.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO SEE
Experience with instrument design, 3D printing, and Raspberry Pi would be preferred.
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.