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 - $35,888
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2432

Full-time research technician position opening in lab studying mechanisms of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Our lab currently utilizes methods ranging in areas from molecular biology to whole-animal physiology. Training for all techniques and computer programs will be provided.

Job Duties
  • Works with mice and cell cultures as research models.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments, such as genotyping, cell culture, RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, western blotting, etc.
  • Accurately documents results of experiments.
  • Compiles and analyzes data.
  • Oversees the maintenance of laboratory environment and supplies.
  • Maintains mouse colonies, and performs experiments on mice.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • None required.
  • None required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Solid background of knowledge in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, nutrition, and physiology.
  • Prior laboratory experience.
  • Knowledge of research methods and procedures.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in work schedule and carrying out job duties.





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