Research Assistant I - Medicine - Endocrinology (90002356)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7074156 (Ref:5803-en_US)

Posted: January 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas is seeking a Research Assistant I that will supporting research initiatives at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. The candidate will be responsible for planning, completing and occasionally supervising limited research projects in accordance with general plans approved by the investigator.

Job Duties

  • Assists in research experiments such as Elisas for bone turnover markers, hormone assays.
  • Performs and analyzes bone mineral density, bone microarchitecture and bone strength.
  • Assists with DNA and RNA isolation. 
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • May develop and modify computer programs.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment. 
  • Assists with genotyping and gene expression studies.
  • Assists in sample processing and storage of samples.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field.
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





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:#7074156 (Ref:5803-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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