Title:  Research Technician II - RNA biology

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12444


The lab is looking for an enthusiastic, organized, technically-skilled research technician who will be responsible for helping to manage the laboratory and to perform experiments. This role is ideally suited for a recent college graduate who is seeking additional years of hands-on research experience before pursuing graduate or medical school. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

For more information: https://www.bcm.edu/research/faculty-labs/furqan-fazal-lab 

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory RNA biology research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes associated data.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Helps with lab organization and supports duties related to lab operations.
  • Performs routine molecular biology and cell culture techniques to assist other researches.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cloning and/or RNA biochemistry.
  • Experience with computational analysis in R or python.
  • Experience with imaging.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, prioritization skills, time management skills, and attention to detail.



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.