Research Assistant I - Surgery - Core Research (90007726)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7081473 (Ref:7862-en_US)

Posted: July 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Systems Onco-Immunology Lab (SOIL - in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking an enthusiastic Research Assistant I to undertake research projects in the field of tumor immunology and immunotherapy. This position requires an individual who is self-motivated and flexible. He/she can adapt to the lab environment and commit to finishing goals in a timely manner. This role will work under the general guidance of a principal investigator but will be anticipated to plan and implement experiments independently.

Job Duties

  • Extracting DNA/RNA from tumor and blood samples.
  • Collecting human and mice tissues with single cell preparations.
  • Using and arranging core labs for DNA and RNA sequencing.
  • Management of sequencing data.
  • Managing the safety in the lab.
  • Modifying and upgrading the experiments planned.
  • Ordering lab items.
  • Checking all equipment in the lab regularly.  
  • Managing cryotanks and refrigerators.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.





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:#7081473 (Ref:7862-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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