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Title:  Research Technician III

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 20 hours per week
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $15,481 - $19,544
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2420
Summary

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children's Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join a research team focused on Immunology.  

Job Purpose

The Research Technician III will perform the following: Scheduling the research project appointments, collecting questionnaires from subjects and controls, providing instruction on stool sample collection for microbiome analysis, entering study data into database, maintaining records of the study.  

 

Job Duties
  • Handles blood and tissue samples with sterile technique.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • 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 results of experiments.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Schedules study visits and meetings related to studies.
  • Educates patients in significant aspects of study.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment.
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
  • Assists in mice husbandry, sample collection and handling.
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: One year of relevant experience.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • None required.
Preferred Qualifications
Education:
  • Preferred: Master's degree in a related field.
Other
  • Basic mathematical skills applicable to dilutions, suspensions, and concentration calculation
  • Must have excellent pipetting skills
  • Work with computer programs to analyze data results
  • Familiarity with flow cytometry
  • Mouse handling experience
  • Must be willing to commute frequently between Main Baylor and the Feigin Center
  • Physical Requirements:  Will be commuting frequently between Main Baylor and Feigin Tower.
  • Physical Risk:  Potential exposures to bloodborne pathogens (blood and/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Bloodborne Pathogens Training is required, and a Bloodborne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.

 

 

 

 

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

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