Research Technician II - Urology (90002112)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7084375 (Ref:8372-en_US)

Posted: August 31, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a competent and reliable Research Technician II to undertake research projects in the field of reproductive and developmental biology. 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

  • Oversees maintenance of mouse colony that includes cutting tail, setting up breeding pairs and wean pups. Extracts DNA from tail and perform genotype.
  • Euthanizes mice and extract tissues, maintains cell lines by performing tissue culture, and extracts DNA, RNA and protein from cell and tissue.
  • Performs Western blot and immunohistochemistry from cell and tissue.
  • Performs PCR from nucleic acid.
  • Prepares and conducts research experiments. Proper documentation of all experiments Administrate and manage research procedures.
  • Oversees lab equipment, lab supplies and lab space.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Defines problems and possible solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.





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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