Laboratory Animal Technician II - Biochemistry - Westbrook Lab (90004976)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7086540 (Ref:8826-en_US)

Posted: October 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Westbrook lab is seeking a talented laboratory animal technician to work in an interdisciplinary team environment on the development of new therapeutic strategies for cancer. As this project’s key focus is on therapeutic targeting of cancer, the position will involve skilled care, handling, and treatment of laboratory animals to model pre-clinical efficacy of novel therapeutic strategies. Candidates should be organized, goal-oriented, and able to learn new techniques quickly.

Job Duties

  • Performs laboratory animal work.
  • Creates orders and transports laboratory supplies and equipment as requested.
  • Confers with Principal Investigator (PI) and other lab members to participate in the execution of experiments.
  • Performs mouse husbandry under the supervision of other research staff.
  • Accurately documents procedures to ensure that work can be replicated by others.
  • Collects, compiles, analyzes, and interprets research results and reports progress to PI. 
  • Prepares figures and assists in writing related to experiments performed.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and presents scientific data using MS Office suite. 
  • Genotyping, tumor measurement, animal surgery, intraperitoneal injection, oral gavage, tail vein injection, submandibular blood draw, retro-orbital injection and blood draw.

Minimum Qualifications

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





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:#7086540 (Ref:8826-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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