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Title:  Research Technician III

Division:  Molecular and Human Genetics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,581 - $43,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9566

Summary

This position is for grant funded projects, primarily focused on studying the blood system in mice. The applicant must be familiar with biomedical research and have lab experience working with mouse models. The project will include maintaining mouse colonies, perform bone marrow transplantation, and perform basic molecular biology experiments with mouse tissue. The successful candidate will provide responsible and skilled technical assistance in support of a research project by completing assignments requiring a good knowledge of techniques and practices related to animal research.

Job Duties

  • Conducts animal studies and maintains mouse colonies.
  • Addresses mouse husbandry issues when notified by the veterinary staff.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments and tasks, such as mouse genotyping, immunoblotting, quantitative PCR, and flow cytometry. 
  • Collects, compiles, records, and analyzes research data.  
  • Performs molecular biology experiments under the supervision of the PI.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information to share with the PI or other lab members.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Meets with other laboratories' lab technician to address issues with shared equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in mouse husbandry, animal experiments, and molecular biology.

 

 

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.

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