Title:  Organoid Research Assistant I

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $38,212 - $51,683
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  8587


The Research Assistant I will provide responsible assistance for establishment and propagation of organoid cultures as part of the Baylor College of Medicine 3D Organoid Core. This job is suitable for someone who can handle multiple projects and can follow instructions to complete assignments under minimal supervision. Technical experience is required in sterile maintenance and culturing of cells, flow cytometry, microscopy, and RT-qPCR. A responsible, skilled and dedicated individual is required. This position will offer a unique and rewarding translational research experience in a dynamic and highly productive environment.

Job Duties

  • Generate and propagate 3D organoid cultures.
  • Perform routine research assays such as flow cytometry and qRT-PCR to validate cultures.
  • Document results.
  • Contribute to Core maintenance including ordering supplies, general clean up, freezer cataloging, and maintaining lab equipment.

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.
  • Work experience in an academic research lab is desirable.
  • Tissue culture expertise and experience with sterile technique is required.






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