Title:  Student Helper

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $13 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14603


The Ray lab at Baylor College of Medicine has two immediate openings for biotech research device development and production. The Ray lab studies the neural circuits governing our behavior and physiology. A major goal in the lab is to automate our assays for measuring behavior and physiology in our genetic animal models for enhanced accuracy and consistency as well as increasing capacity for data collection. Our studies are currently focused on understanding the mechanisms driving neurological vulnerabilities in infant congenital disorders such as the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Job Duties

  • Utilizes a wide variety of approaches including CAD/CAM software, 3D printing and CNC milling, micro-boards including Arduino and PI with custom written software in Python and Matlab.
  • Contributes to the design and construction of automated biotech research devices and assays.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following areas:
    • 3D design - CAD in Solidworks 3D Printing CNC Milling Electrical engineering
    • Robotics Micro-boards - Arduino and Raspberry Pi
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants of all experience levels are encouraged to apply.



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.