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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:  6189

Summary

Research Technician II needed to provide responsible technical assistance to support ongoing research projects by completing assignments requiring a basic knowledge of fundamental techniques and practices related to basic and translational research in cellular therapy. Works under supervision in accordance with general plans approved by the principal investigator.

 

Applicants with experience in research technician track or fresh graduates transitioning to graduate or medical training are preferred. Applicant should be able to start the job within one to two months of being offered the position.

Job Duties

  • Perform research experiments to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
  • Record and summarize research data generated from experiments.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving of research material.
  • Aseptic cell culture techniques for maintenance and propagation of tumor lines and T cells. Experience working with transgenic T cell receptors and/or chimeric antigen receptor T cells preferred.
  • Perform basic flow cytometry skills alongside immunological assays including ELISA, ELISPOT and Western blot.
  • Ability to work with small animal models of cancer.
  • Some basic skills in immunofluorescence with working knowledge on using microscopes.
  • DNA, RNA isolation, PCR and cloning.
  • Retroviral and lentiviral transduction.
     

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • None Required.

 

 

 

 

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

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