Research Assistant I/Molecular Biology - Center for Precision Environmental Health

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7086094 (Ref:8654-en_US)

Posted: September 24, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Arey Lab in the Center for Precision Environmental Health is looking for a talented individual to join the team.
This position requires an individual who is self-motivated with existing research experience capable of independently preparing and organizing lab reagents, performing experiments, and record keeping.

Job Duties

  • Designs and conducts C. elegans behavioral, genetic, and molecular biology experiments.
  • Assists with the generation of genomic material for high throughput sequencing experiments.
  • Analyzes data along with generating figures of results.
  • Performs complex procedures and refine protocols required for specific research projects.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Presents and discuss results of experiments in laboratory group meeting sessions.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Applicants should have familiarity with laboratory techniques, and previous professional experience related to working in a biological laboratory and with C. elegans is preferred.
  • Experience with molecular biology is essential.





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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