Student Helper - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7090908 (Ref:9789-en_US)

Posted: December 20, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Ray lab at Baylor College of Medicine has two immediate openings for biotech research device development and production. The Ray lab studies the neural circuits governing our behavior and physiology. A major goal in the lab is to automate our assays for measuring behavior and physiology in our genetic animal models for enhanced accuracy and consistency as well as increasing capacity for data collection. Our studies are currently focused on two primary areas, the potential effects of COVID-19 on neural control of breathing and neurological vulnerabilities in the infant congenital disorders such as the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). 


Salary will be commensurate with experience or credit through your home institution can be arranged. Applicants of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. 

Job Duties


  • Works to automate cardio-respiratory assays used to measure breathing in infant and adult mice.
  • Utilizes a wide variety of approaches including CAD/CAM software, 3D printing and CNC milling, Micro-boards, including Arduino and PI with custom written software in Python and Matlab.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.



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:#7090908 (Ref:9789-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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