Research Technician II - Molecular & Human Genetics - Nakada Lab (90006101)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7091032 (Ref:9812-en_US)

Posted: December 22, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This position is for grant funded projects primarily focused on studying the blood system in mice. The applicant must be familiar with biomedical research and have lab experience working with mouse models. The project will include maintaining mouse colonies, perform bone marrow transplantation, and perform basic molecular biology experiments with mouse tissue. The successful candidate will provide responsible and skilled technical assistance in support of a research project by completing assignments requiring a good knowledge of techniques and practices related to animal research.

Job Duties

  • Conducts animal studies and maintain mouse colonies.
  • Addresses mouse husbandry issues when notified by the veterinary staff.
  • Prepares and conduct laboratory research experiments and tasks, such as mouse genotyping, immunoblotting, quantitative PCR, and flow cytometry. 
  • Collects, compiles, records, and analyzes research data.  
  • Performs molecular biology experiments under the supervision of the PI.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information to share with the PI or other lab members.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment. 
  • Maintains laboratory inventory and order supplies as needed.
  • Meets with other laboratories' lab technician to address issues with shared equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in mouse husbandry, animal experiments, and molecular biology.



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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