Research Assistant II - Immunology (90002090)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7080623 (Ref:7550-en_US)

Posted: June 30, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Position available for a highly motivated and organized independent research professional in a cancer immunotherapy laboratory. The ideal candidate will have exceptional laboratory skills in tissue culture, animal husbandry, PCR, and immunologic assays. In addition to management and technical responsibilities, job candidate will be trained in cell therapy GMP and participate in the manufacturing of cell products for use in phase I clinical trials.

Job Purpose

Performs responsible research work of a complex nature that requires establishing test methods and procedures as well as planning, completing, and occasionally supervising limited research projects in accordance with general plans approved by the supervisor.

Job Duties

  • Maintain day to day operations of a research laboratory including conducting inventory and ordering supplies, general animal husbandry, and assisting other laboratory members with experimental tasks that include but are not limited to tissue culture, PCR, ELISA, western blotting, DNA cloning, and flow cytometry.
  • Serve as a GMP manufacturing technician under the direction of the GMP project manage and will become proficient in cell therapy GMP policies, procedures, and SOPs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • 5 years laboratory experience.
  • Previous experience in tissue culture, flow cyometry, and GMP policies and procedures, also a plus.
  • Opportunity for long term job growth and increased responsibilities.





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:#7080623 (Ref:7550-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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