Research Technician II - Molecular & Human Genetics - Burrage (90008527)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7080122 (Ref:7458-en_US)

Posted: June 18, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Burrage Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill an open position as a Research Technician II.  This position will support the laboratory's ongoing translational studies of the genetic and biochemical basis for rare diseases with a particular focus on inborn errors of metabolism using mouse models and in vitro cell studies.  This position is suitable for candidates who are interested in a wide variety of career pathways, including graduate school or medical school, and individualized professional development will be supported.


The candidate must be willing to handle and work with mouse models.

Job Duties

  • Performs mouse husbandry (such as mouse breeding, weaning, weighing, etc.).
  • PCR genotyping of mice and mouse tissue harvesting for histology, immunostaining, and biochemical studies.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments using tissue culture or other laboratory techniques (such as western blots, PCR, qPCR, biochemical studies, etc.).
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data and accurately reports and documents results of experiments.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Communicates effectively with collaborators and other members of the team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in biology, biochemistry, nutrition, or related field.
  • Prior experience in basic molecular biology techniques and handling of mouse models is helpful but not required.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be motivated, organized, and team-oriented.





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:#7080122 (Ref:7458-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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