Research Assistant II - Pediatrics - Newborn (90002438)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7089534 (Ref:9456-en_US)

Posted: November 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Binoy Shivanna Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant II. The Research Assistant II should be a team player with excellent communication, organizational and time-management skills. The candidate should be familiar and proficient with state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques pertinent to the field of lung research.

Job Duties

  • Maintains up-to-date records of all the experimental details.
  • Maintains mouse colonies and perform genotyping studies.
  • Designs and performs in vivo experiments with neonatal mice and in vitro experiments with human lung cells.
  • Injects neonatal mice with chemicals/drugs/agents by the intraperitoneal route.
  • Harvests lung tissues from neonatal mice for pathology, gene and protein expression and other mechanistic studies.
  • Performs real-time RT-PCR and immunoblotting studies.
  • Extracts and cultures lung cells from neonatal mice.
  • Obtains and analyzes data from the experiments and help the research team prepare manuscripts and grant proposals.
  • Assigns research projects to research staff.
  • Supervises research staff on assigned projects. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in a related field.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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:#7089534 (Ref:9456-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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