Research Assistant II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7108158 (Ref:12697-en_US)

Posted: August 16, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A Research Assistant position is open in the Department of Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Texas Children's Hospital Feigin Center. The role would involve participating in follow-up studies on CAR-T cell trials conducted in the Center and in developing a novel therapeutic cell platform for the next-generation therapies of cancer. 

Job Duties

  • Performs correlative studies on CAR-T products via multiparametric flow cytometry and identifies factors correlating with persistence and anti-tumor activity of CAR T-cells in patients.
  • Develops an engineered immune effector platform derived from a replenishable cell source and optimizes it for highest activity in preclinical models of human malignancies.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Experience in cell biology, immunology and flow cytometry is required.
  • Expertise in T-cell engineering is preferred.



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:#7108158 (Ref:12697-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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