Research Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7106150 (Ref.No. 12408-en_US)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

The technician will provide responsible and skilled technical assistance in support of research projects studying molecular pathways related to sickle cell disease. Experience of molecular biology, flow cytometry, and tissue culture techniques is preferred but not essential. Be highly motivated and have good organizational skills. Research technician II is required for assisting with patient sample processing, research project support, and maintaining biobanking records, and sample storage. This position is key to several large projects and will support research studies of immune thrombocytopenia and sickle cells disease. The technician will also help carry out research experiments that are part of federally funded grants. 

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
    • Real time quantitative PCR to measure gene expression.
    • DNA genotyping.
    • Tissue culture and working with human primary cells.
    • Human whole blood processing and cell isolation techniques.
  • Collects, compiles and analyses data and maintains records.
  • Enters data into research database.
  • Assists in the preparation of laboratory reports.
  • Cleans equipment and work area.
  • Assists with patient sample processing, research project support, and maintaining biobanking records, and sample storage.
  • Supports research studies of immune thrombocytopenia and sickle cells disease.
  • Helps to carry out research experiments that are part of federally funded grants. 

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

  • Experience of molecular biology, flow cytometry, and tissue culture techniques is preferred but not essential.
  • Be highly motivated and have good organizational skills.

 

 

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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