Research Technician II - Cell Therapy

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7104410 (Ref.No. 12071-en_US)
Posted: July 1, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

Our laboratory develops novel cell therapies and conducts clinical trials for patients with malignancies and virus-associated diseases. The Research Technician II position will involve performing immunoassays on patients samples, optimizing the production of cell therapy products, and conducting experiments to evaluate new cell therapies. Applicants be able to learn quickly and effectively and work well with others.

Job Duties

  • Conducts immunoassays on samples from patients or healthy donors.
  • Cultures virus specific T-cells, along with other cells.
  • Conducts assays that include ELISpots, cytotoxicity assays, and flow cytometry along with the analysis of the data obtained from these assays.
  • Performs immunoassays on patients samples Optimizes the production of cell therapy products.
  • Conducts experiments to evaluate new cell therapies.
  • Attends group meetings.
  • Assists with making buffers.
  • Restocks supplies in the lab.
  • Helps to maintain the overall functioning of the lab. 
  • Works with a large and diverse group of individuals and be a team player. Assists others with their experiments and eventually be called upon to train new members in the lab.  
  • Maintains detailed and proper lab notes along with good verbal and electronic communication skills are vital to the job. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 to 2 years of experience.
  • Master's degree in Science. 
  • Able to learn quickly and effectively and work well with others.

 

 

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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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.