Research Assistant I - Pediatrics - Allergy & Immunology (90002422)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7096429 (Ref:10849-en_US)

Posted: March 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join the Immunogenetics Research Program, as a Research Assistant I. The Research Assistant I will be expected to have the ability to expertly assess gene-disease validity and pathogenicity of genetic variants.


The Research Assistant I will have a major role in assisting with project management and execution in accordance with expert resource guidelines, biocuration of gene-disease validity and genetic variants, training of other biocurators, and maintaining research continuity within the Immunogenetics Research Program.

Job Duties

  • Guideline-based gene-disease association and genetic variant pathogenicity curation.
  • Critical evaluation and interpretation of published data.
  • Demonstration of expertise with research techniques used to test variant pathogenicity (e.g., expression assays, functional assays, and so forth).
  • Presentation of investigative findings and summaries in meetings/conferences.
  • Training of new biocurators.
  • Preparation of data for submission to repositories and databases.
  • Composition of manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree 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:#7096429 (Ref:10849-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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