Title:  Research Assistant I

Division:  Pediatrics
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:  12210


The Research Assistant will have the expertise in cell, molecular and animal experimentation and support multiple investigators with their respective lab research.  As part of a vibrant research team, the research assistant will have the opportunity to learn and train in advanced cellular and molecular laboratory techniques. 

Job Duties

  • Collaborates with other research assistants to support multiple investigators with their respective laboratory research.
  • Conducts research experiments with expertise in molecular and cellular biology.
  • Maintenance of mice colony, breeding, genotyping and tissue harvesting.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data.
  • Documents and interprets results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Selects and determines appropriate research procedures and help troubleshoot experiments.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
  • Assists with training research students in the lab.

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.