Research Technician II - Pediatrics - Neurology NRI (90007201)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7065657 (Ref:3653-en_US)

Posted: April 3, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The NIH-funded laboratory of Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao at the Neurological Research Institute, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, is recruiting a Research Technician to join a highly collaborative team engaged in neuroscience, genetics, and human disease research. Our laboratory focuses on understanding neural circuit development and function, and how dysregulation of these processes contributes to brain disorders such as intellectual disability, epilepsy, and autism. We are looking for a motivated research technician to assist with fruit fly and/or mouse husbandry, neurohistology, molecular biology, and behavioral studies. Responsibilities of this position are split between the laboratory and the vivarium. To join our research team, a successful candidate should be organized, responsible, and attentive to details.

Job Duties
  • Prepare and conduct laboratory research experiments
  • Collect, compile, and analyze data
  • Fruit fly colony maintenance
  • Mouse colony maintenance and genotyping
  • Perform routine technical laboratory and specialized procedures
  • Neurohistology, protein assays, DNA studies, and imaging
  • Behavioral studies (rodent and fruit fly assays)
  • Data entry, document experimental results, record keeping
  • Clean equipment and work area, operate laboratory equipment
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Work Experience: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences or a bachelor's degree with at least one year of work experience in a basic science laboratory
  • Must be able to follow established procedures and properly record results
  • Prior laboratory experience handling mice or fruit flies
  • At least one year of work experience in a basic science laboratory



With resume, please include a cover letter stating research experience and interest.






Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7065657 (Ref:3653-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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