Research Technician III - Pediatrics - Nutrition (90002446)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087049 (Ref:8938-en_US)

Posted: October 12, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A part-time research technician position is available in the Chen laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The laboratory has a general interest in understanding the origin of adipose tissue. Specifically, we use mouse genetic, flow cytometry, imaging, and RNA sequencing techniques to investigate the complex lineage trajectories of brown and white adipose tissue during development. We are looking for a highly motivated research technician to assist with routine molecular and cell-based studies.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments, including cell culture maintenance, DNA and RNA isolation, and PCR genotyping.
  • Documents accurate results of experiments.
  • Assists with orders and keeps an inventory of laboratory reagents and supplies.
  • Environmental waste management for the lab.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.





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:#7087049 (Ref:8938-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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