Title:  Research Technician II

Division:  Neurosurgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $35,888
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5767


The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking a Research Technician II to work within a multi-disciplinary research team working collaboratively to identify and characterize epigenetic drivers of glioma initiation and progression with a long term goal of developing new therapies for pediatric brain tumors. Responsibilities will include helping to set up the lab, managing orders of lab supplies and equipment, assisting with lab operations such as mouse colony maintenance, and conducting routine experiments including, RNA and protein analysis and cellular assays.

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 and interprets results of experiments and reports to principal investigator.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Oversees the compilation of the lab manual, maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the lab autoclaving, making buffer solutions, cleaning glassware.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical science.
  • Previous work in animal models and experience with stereotactic rodent surgery.





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