Title:  Research Technician III

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962 - $35,220
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2838

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 Food Allergy. The Food Allergy Program is a rapidly growing program and the Research Technician III will help meet the needs of the program that serves the children and families of Houston and the surrounding areas, the Southeast Region of Texas and nationally.

Job Purpose

The Research Technician III will perform the routine elements of research work that requires the use of skills, technical and academic knowledge to follow established procedures and record results.

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.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment.
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Required: One year of relevant experience.
  • None required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred: Master's degree in a related field.
  • 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
  • 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 blood borne pathogens (blood &/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 Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.





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