Research Technician I - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087829 (Ref:9160-en_US)

Posted: October 25, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


We are looking for a research technician to provide techical assistance in conducting molecular and cellular research. Our research focuses on understanding how neural circuits in the mammalian brain wire up during development, and how they remodel during learning and memory. In particular, we study signal transduction pathways that control essential neurodevelopmental processes such as synapse formation and plasticity, dendritic growth, and neuronal migration. This position will primarily support our contributions to the Wellcome Trust 'The First 1000 Days' proposal studying the effects of gut microbiota on brain development. Our experiments utilize a wide variety of state-of-the-art moelcular, cellular, biochemical, genetic, and behavioral approaches. To join our research team, a successful candidate should be well organized, motivated, responsible, and cooperative.  

Job Duties

  • Performs tissue manipulations, microscopy, and quantitative morphological analysis under the supervision of a senior laboratory member and the laboratory head.
  • Performs experiments including confocal microscopy, immunostaining, biochemistry, and general lab duties.  

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a basic science or equivalent education. 
  • Previous laboratory experience is preferred.





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:#7087829 (Ref:9160-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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