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UTHealth is recognized internationally as one of the world's great research universities. UTHealth connects research, education, patient care and outreach in bold, innovative ways. Basic scientists and clinical researchers from all disciplines work together to deliver innovative solutions that create the best hope for a healthier future. Our research work is fully integrated by collaborating with basic and applied sciences, public health prevention and policy development, mental health, nursing systems and dentistry. Our research environment is one of a kind. We effectively cross institutional lines and achieve success by creating a superior environment of research support.


Some Positions Include:

Research Assistant

Under general direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices.

Research Associate

Plans, conducts, and directs a wide variety of experiments. Assists with the day-to-day activities for research project(s) and may impact the success of the research project(s).

Research Scientist

Plans, supervises, and directs research, investigation, or other technical operations. Provides technical expertise to facilitate the design, implementation, and analysis of procedures, techniques, and results which enables investigators to conduct research projects.

Research Engineer

Performs engineering functions related to independent research projects and collaborates with other researchers in science or engineering. Impacts design and coordination of research laboratory experiments.

Research Coordinator

Assists with the day to day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity.

Data Collector/Lay Health Promoter-Outreach Worker

Interviews research subjects, primarily in the field. Collects data. Records data for various health studies./ Provides outreach and/or lay health education to members of the project target community.


Responsible for the application of standard statistical methods for conducting analysis and preparing reports.

Data Management Analyst

Utilizing analytical and data management tools, performs intermediate level data creation, management, analysis and troubleshooting activities in support of multiple research projects and studies.

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