Title:  Research Technician III

Division:  Advanced Technology Cores
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,581 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9767


The Research Technician III provides responsible and skilled technical assistance in support of research projects by completing experiments pertaining to cancer research.  The Patient-derived Xenograft and Advanced In vivo Models Core is an Advanced Technology Core Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine. Our Core provides the resources necessary for laboratories to establish patient-derived tumor models in animals to be used for in vivo research projects.  

Please visit https://www.bcm.edu/research/advanced-technology-core-labs to learn more about us.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts in vitro and in vivo laboratory research experiments. 
  • Collects, compiles and critically analyzes data.
  • Designs in vivo animal studies, create templates in StudyLog, and lead study.
  • Performs blood collection and surgical procedures on rodents.
  • Administers treatments to rodents by oral gavage, intraperitoneal injection, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Proficient in cell culture techniques.
  • Assists core director with billing and other administrative tasks.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study. 
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.  
  • Reviews literature for novel in vivo models that may be useful to the core.
  • Requires the ability to complete procedures and properly record results.
  • Performs flow cytometry experiments.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.

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 with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and GraphPad software.
  • Must be fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Familiar with microscopy.
  • Familiar with common molecular biology techniques.
  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Small animal handling experience.



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.