Research Assistant II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7102581 (Ref.No. 11946-en_US)
Posted: June 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Laboratory position available for a highly motivated and independent research professional in a dynamic cancer immunotherapy laboratory. The ideal candidate will have exceptional laboratory skills in tissue culture, animal husbandry, PCR, and immunologic assays. In addition to management and technical responsibilities, job candidate will be trained in cell therapy GMP and participate in the manufacturing of cell products for use in phase I clinical trials. 

Job Duties

  • Responsible for maintaining day to day operations of a research laboratory.
  • Conduct  inventory and order supplies, general animal husbandry, and assist other laboratory members with experimental tasks that include but are not limited to tissue culture, PCR, ELISA, western blotting, DNA cloning, and flow cytometry.
  • Will become proficient in cell therapy GMP policies, procedures, and SOPs and will serve as a GMP manufacturing technician under the direction of the GMP project manager. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in a science related field and five years laboratory experience.  Previous experience in tissue culture, flow cytometry, and GMP policies and procedures also a plus.
  • Opportunity for long term job growth and increased responsibilities.
  • Ideal candidate will be highly organized.



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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.