Research Technician II - Molecular & Cellular Biology - Dacso (90005851)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7091372 (Ref:9924-en_US)

Posted: January 5, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


MCB faculty Dr. Stacy Lloyd whose research focuses prostate cancer disparities is looking to hire a research technician to assist in the development of a new research project that will explore the role of aberrant wound healing and biology of prostate cancer. A good candidate will need to be willing to learn all aspects of cell biology and applicable bioengineering technologies. The technician will work closely with the staff scientist and all other members of the laboratory as needed.

Job Duties

  • Maintains lab equipment and supplies inventory.
  • Documents results and prepares them for presentation.
  • Plans, directs and conducts research experiments.
  • Prepares buffers and reagents for laboratory operations.
  • Prepares figures for publications, conferences and grants.
  • Manages transfers and activities in collaboration with other labs. Has a working knowledge of bioengineering techniques in development of biofilms.
  • Works closely with collaborator in Department of Surgery.
  • Develops and maintains cell culture specific for the biofilm.
  • Develops and tests different types of biofilms that will sustain cell culture.
  • Assists in the development of a "tracking system" to help monitor cell growth, differentiation, and migration in the biofilm.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.



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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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