Title:  Research Technician II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $33,770 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  17816


The Guan Laboratory is seeking one Research Technician to carry out routine laboratory procedures. The lab is focused on the impacts of environmental factors and genetic background on physiological rhythms. We use a variety of biochemical, molecular, genomic, and functional approaches to investigate these effects. Research Assistant will be responsible to carry out the planned experiments, collect data and prepare for presentations. We are looking for fresh graduated undergraduates, who would like to gain more research experiences for future graduate school.

Job Duties

  • Documents results and prepares them for presentations.
  • Designs and conducts research experiments.
  • Summarizes research findings for manuscripts to publish in research journals.
  • Prepares buffers and reagents for laboratory operations.
  • Manages cryotanks and refrigerators.
  • Performs RNA/DNA extraction and tissue culture, PCR, Western blotting, and other routine lab assays.
  • Performs histological procedures: tissue preparation, slide preparation, IHC/IF staining.

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

  • The candidate should be familiar with the basic biological laboratory techniques, data organization,and lab maintenance.



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