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:  11931


The research technician will be involved in exciting projects studying brain cognition using state of the art facilities and tour de force electrophysiological recordings.

Job Duties

  • Conducts research experiments.
  • Collects, evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigator.
  • Assists with protocol development and compliance.
  • Inspects and maintains lab equipment and lab facilities to meet sanitation standards that assure the highest quality of animal care.
  • Monitors to assure compliance with USDA, PHS, AAALAC, BCM and other relevant regulations, guidelines and policies.
  • Interacts and coordinates with veterinary services staff to assure health and welfare of animals.
  • Works closely and interacts daily with NHP to assist with aspects of their daily routine.
  • Assists with several aspects of surgery preparation and surgery, including organizing and setting up surgery tools, monitoring patient vitals, etc.
  • Works with Baylor College of Medicine vets and vet techs to assist with pre-operative and post-operative care of NHP patients.
  • Works with Baylor College of Medicine vets and vet techs to assist with injections, administering medications, and performing anesthetic maintenance and monitoring.

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 handling nonhuman primates.



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.