Research Technician II - Molecular Virology & Microbiology - Piedra

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087428 (Ref:8874-en_US)

Posted: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A Research Technician II position is open in the Molecular Virology and Microbiology Department, specifically the VTEU that handles Vaccine trials for both government and private industries. The candidate will be responsible for several different phases of these trials including transferring samples from human subjects from the clinic to the lab and organizing samples for proper processing using several different protocols from several different studies. The candidate will also be responsible for learning the different lab protocols that are used based on the study, in addition to general lab maintenance and organization. Training will be available to all candidates for each of the of the listed items.

Job Duties

  • Performs general lab maintenance including checking and recording temperatures daily for all the VTEU freezers and refrigerators.
  • Successfully processes samples from each study according to the study protocols. This may involve simple sample aliquots up to PBMC aliquots.
  • Completes all DMID training required for the study. Global Trace is a platform used for sample tracking for DMID studies from Emmes and all other sample trackers the sponsor of a study would like for us to use.
  • Enters information from each aliquot that was obtained from the sample into the sample tracker system.
  • Quality checks work each day and resolves issues as needed. 
  • Organizes laboratory and places laboratory orders.
  • Performs laboratory inventory when necessary.
  • Ships laboratory samples offsite, usually weekly.

Minimum Qualifications

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





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:#7087428 (Ref:8874-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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