Research Technician II - Pediatrics - Oncology (90005903)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7085393 (Ref:8632-en_US)

Posted: September 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


We are currently seeking a talented Research Technician II to join the newly established Center for Advanced Innate Cell Therapy within the Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center. Will work as part of a highly talented team of immunologists and synthetic biologists to help develop new treatments for multiple pediatric cancers using cutting-edge technology. We will provide a supportive yet stimulating environment with opportunity for professional growth. The lab focuses on research in cancer immunology and immunotherapy by performing a variety of techniques - including molecular biology, genetics, synthetic biology and next-generation sequencing.

Job Duties

  • Assist with immunology experiments and general lab organization.
  • Apply molecular biology techniques such as cell culture, retrovirus production, T cell transduction, flow cytometry and FACS, to test novel constructs for cancer immunotherapy.
  • Apply molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qPCR, cloning, isothermal assembly, and Golden Gate assembly to create constructs to be tested for cancer immunotherapy
  • Will help order reagents needed for experiments as well as maintaining lab stock and organization.
  • Maintain online laboratory notebook, help organizing bench space, preparation of cell culture media stock reagents and participating in weekly lab meetings.

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

  • One year of relevant experience in immunology.
  • Experience with primary T cell culture, flow cytometry, strict aseptic technique, retrovirus production and transduction.
  • Experience with cloning (restriction enzyme, isothermal, Golden Gate), PCR, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, NGS library prep, cell culture, 10x Genomics library prep
  • Should be highly motivated and ambitious, organized and anticipate problems, eager to take ownership of projects, and willing to work with collaborators in a team.





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:#7085393 (Ref:8632-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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