Laboratory Animal Technician II - Molecular & Human Genetics - Komp (90002294)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7085218 (Ref:8586-en_US)

Posted: September 13, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This is a position available in the Baylor College of Medicine Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Program Production and Phenotyping group. This role supports the overall project goal of high-throughput evaluation of mouse models of human diseases. A successful candidate will provide skilled care and husbandry of laboratory animals, perform various experimental mouse procedures, and complete data entry into a research database.


We are seeking applicants able to demonstrate a history of excellent workplace attendance and meticulous work; highly motivated and detail-oriented individuals with strong communication skills preferred.

Job Duties

  • Assist with the organization of animal housing and research areas.
  • Address and resolve animal health and welfare concerns.
  • Perform animal husbandry assignments such as mating, weaning, and colony maintenance.
  • Carry out experimental procedures on mouse test cohorts.
  • Enter colony and phenotyping data to a custom research database. 


These responsibilities are the primary duties for four staff members who are part of a team of twelve; duties also include regular interaction and reports to others within this larger group. All Baylor College of Medicine Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Program Production and Phenotyping staff members also have regular interactions with Baylor College of Medicine CCM staff as needed in matters of animal colony maintenance, welfare, and research procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with computer data entry preferred.
  • Mouse handling experience strongly preferred.





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:#7085218 (Ref:8586-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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