Title:  Research Technician II

Division:  Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Baylor Main Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $35,888
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4306

The Wythe Lab is currently seeking a research technician to join our team to decipher the molecular mechanisms underlying the basis of vascular malformations and cardiovascular disease, with a focus on studying the vasculature in the brain. An ideal applicant will be a self started, motivated to learn new techniques, organized, works well in a team environment, and has excellent organizational skills and a good understanding of basic molecular biology or biochemistry. An added bonus is if the applicant is experienced working with cell culture models, zebrafish, or mice. This position is ideal for graduating seniors looking to take a year or two off before medical school or graduate school that would like to publish papers and get extensive research experience.

Job Duties
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data
  • Performs PCR-based genotyping, mouse or zebrafish husbandry, and colony maintenance
  • 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 Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year of full time work in a molecular biology lab and familiarity with standard molecular biology techniques (PCR, restriction cloning, DNA cloning,agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, Western, blot, etc.).
  • One year of experience with mouse or zebrafish colony maintenance, husbandry, and PCR-based genotyping for a mouse colony >100 cages is essential.





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