Research Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7104532 (Ref.No. 12210-en_US)
Posted: July 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Research Assistant will have the expertise in cell, molecular and animal experimentation and support multiple investigators with their respective lab research.  As part of a vibrant research team, the research assistant will have the opportunity to learn and train in advanced cellular and molecular laboratory techniques. 

Job Duties

  • Collaborates with other research assistants to support multiple investigators with their respective laboratory research.
  • Conducts research experiments with expertise in molecular and cellular biology.
  • Maintenance of mice colony, breeding, genotyping and tissue harvesting.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data.
  • Documents and interprets results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Selects and determines appropriate research procedures and help troubleshoot experiments.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
  • Assists with training research students in the lab.

Minimum Qualifications

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



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.