Research Technician II - Molecular & Human Genetics - Elsea (90002268)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7090309 (Ref:9613-en_US)

Posted: December 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


We are seeking a talented individual to work with our team on a project assessing the metabolomic changes in pancreatic cancer and the metabolic consequences of dietary supplementation. The candidate must have excellent computer, written and oral communication skills and have knowledge of metabolomic data and statistical methodologies. The individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following: conduct cell culture studies under the direction of the supervisor, assist with the organization of animal housing and research areas, document experimental results, literature research, and deliver lab meeting presentations. 

Job Duties

  • Assists in carrying out experimental procedures on mouse test cohorts.
  • Performs animal husbandry assignments such as mating, weaning, and colony maintenance
  • Prepares solutions and reagents for project execution.
  • Performs technical laboratory procedures.
  • Autoclaves surgical instruments.
  • Collects and analyzes data and maintains records, assists with preparing laboratory reports and progress reports.
  • Summarizes literature search information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Keeps an organized research notebook and confirms results.
  • Presents ongoing work in lab meetings: able to present data acquired from experimental results and to describe project work.
  • Cleans equipment such as surgical equipment and cleans the surgical area.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: B.S. degree in a biological and/or biomedical science, or related experience. 


Preferred Qualifications: Competitive candidates must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, express a willingness to learn new techniques, display initiative and the ability to work independently and as an integral part of the organizational team. 


The candidate must be proactive and take initiative in all work related tasks. It is critical that the candidate possesses a team-centered and goal-oriented mindset and foster a team work environment. We desire a punctual proactive, considerate, cost effective, organized, team player, who will help to advance our research goals and contribute to improving the lives of the families affected by these conditions. 




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:#7090309 (Ref:9613-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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