Title:  Research Technician II

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11826


The research technician will perform cranial window surgeries and carry out multi-photon in vivo imaging experiments, viral injections for tracing and manipulating brain circuits, large scale electrophysiological recordings and behavioral experiments. 

Job Duties

  • Conducts research experiments, including multi-photon imaging and large scale electrophysiology.
  • Performs technical laboratory procedures:
    • Rodent surgeries with aseptic technique.
    • Autoclaving surgical instruments.
  • Collects and analyzes data and maintains records.
  • Enters data into the research database.
  • Cleans equipment such as surgical equipment, microscope parts, and cleans the surgical area.
  • Assists with preparing laboratory reports, progress reports for grants, etc.
  • Operates laboratory equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with rodent handling and ideally, rodent surgeries.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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