The Biological Sciences Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Assisting researchers in the BioDiscovery Institute with plant care and maintenance, including the propagation of genetically engineered plants. * Assisting designated scientists in their research, particularly with plant tissue culture, genetic transformation, and analysis of transgenic plants. * Assisting the Dixon group lab manager in various tasks as assigned, primarily associated with stocking and organization of laboratory consumables and disposable supplies. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree with major course work in the field of assignment, and two years related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills: * Knowledge of scientific research techniques, methods and procedures. * Working knowledge of equipment used in related fields of research. * Considerable knowledge of health, safety, and security precautions in keeping with type of research being done. * Ability to set up and operate research instrumentation and equipment. Ability to make accurate assays and to prepare reports, charts, or graphs on results. * Ability to work effectively with fellow researchers, staff members, faculty, supervisors and students.