Research Technician II - Advanced Technology Cores (90002575)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7081279 (Ref:7823-en_US)

Posted: July 16, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Gene Vector Core provides services related to viral vectors to academic and non-academic investigators. This position interacts with Core customers. Good communication and organization skills are required. The followings are general responsibilities. Performs complex, responsible research work of an advanced nature requiring high-level skills and expertise; uses own initiative and completes advanced medical or research experiments in accordance with general directions from the principal investigator.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts vector production and research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Assists in grant preparation and development.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • May supervise, schedule, and coordinate the activities of less experienced research staff.  
  • Maintains cell lines.
  • Molecular cloning, plasmid preparations.
  • Performs viral vector productions (adeno-associated virus, helper-dependent adenovirus, lentivirus, rabies) and quality control assays.
  • Maintains HPLC, run HPLC assay for viral vectors, analyze data, and write reports.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A candidate with knowledge of physics and chemistry is encouraged to apply for a position.
  • Experience with molecular biology, cell culture, and HPLC is a plus.





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:#7081279 (Ref:7823-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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