Title:  Research Technician I

Division:  Molecular and Cell Biology
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Baylor Clinic, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $25,588-$30,400
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4295
Job Purpose

A new Research Technician I position is immediately available in the lab of Dr. Ping Yi (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology). The selected candidate will be working on breast and prostate cancer projects that are currently in progress. The candidate will be performing lab maintenance, basic cell culture work, and will be maintaining the mouse colony. 

Job Duties
  • Plans, directs and conducts research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in appropriate format.
  • Effectively documents results of experiments for reporting to supervisors and other members of management.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in a basic science or equivalent.
  • One year of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Data analysis and bioinformatics skills.
  • Experience in coactivator and nuclear receptor biology.
  • One year of related experience in high throughput small molecule inhibitor screening and other molecular biology laboratory techniques.
  • Applicants should have significant experience in general molecular biology techniques including PCR applications, Q-PCR, plasmid vector construction and tissue culture work. 
  • Trouble shooting and problem solving skills will also be required as well as the ability to analyze, organize communicate and present data effectively.
  • Candidates should be able to work well in a team environment.





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