Title:  Research Technician II

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $35,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  1957
Summary

The NRI brings together world experts in neuroscience, computer science, and applied mathematics to pursue collaborative, interdisciplinary basic and translational research on a variety of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. Website: http://www.nri.texaschildrens.org/

 

At the NRI, the laboratory of Dr. Zhandong Liu focuses on the integrative modeling of transcription and signaling pathway activation. The lab develops algorithms for the analysis of gene expression arrays and next-generation sequencing data and is especially interested in addressing fundamental biological questions through machine learning and mathematical modeling approaches. Website: http://www.liuzlab.org/

Job Duties
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes 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.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
Experience:
  • None required.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • None required..
Other
  • Application of computational and statistical methods to large-scale molecular biology data.
  • Familiarity with bioinformatics tools and biomedical sciences databases.
  • Background in statistics and machine learning, but the candidate will be given opportunities to expand their training in these areas if desired.
  • Strong data processing skills who enjoys working with numbers and solving complex problems.
  • Excellent focus and management of tasks from multiple concurrent projects.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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