Title:  Research Technician I

Division:  Otolaryngology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $26,100 - $35,300
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13863


The Department of Otolaryngology is looking to hire a Research Technician I to provide technical assistance to support ongoing research within Dr. Frederick's laboratory. The lab is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and self-motivated Research Technician who will be responsible for preparing and conducting basic experiments with mice, and cell line maintenance.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Grows, maintains, and manipulates cell lines in the laboratory to support and conduct experiments
  • Performs basic experiments with mice, that includes implanting tumors, measuring their growth, and administering drug treatments to mice. 
  • Isolates proteins, DNA, and RNA from tissue and cell lines.
  • Performs subcloning and production of molecular biology DNA constructs.
  • Takes instruction from senior and supervising personnel.
  • Maintains an organized hardcopy and electronic laboratory notebook that documents experiments and results.
  • Prepares electronic figures that summarize experimental results.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Selects, evaluates, and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with mice and molecular techniques is desirable.
  • Able to perform animal experiments.



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