Research Technician I - Ophthalmology (90002103)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7086542 (Ref:8712-en_US)

Posted: October 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Research Technician I position is to carry out various supervised animal research projects, maintain a mouse colony, and coordinate lab supply maintenance and ordering. The ideal candidate will have experience with mice. The lab studies retinal biology and the ideal candidate will have experience in this or related fields.

Job Duties

  • Performs mouse colony maintenance including genotyping and appropriate record keeping.
  • Applies molecular biology, histology, behavioral testing, and cell culture techniques to understand disease mechanisms.
  • Plans, directs, and conducts supervised research experiments.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigator and during lab meetings.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment, ordering, and the general lab environment.
  • Learns and becomes proficient with techniques related to retinal dissection, retinal histology, mouse vision testing, and retinal cell culture.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience. 





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:#7086542 (Ref:8712-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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