Research Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7115684 (Ref.No. 13744-en_US)
Posted: November 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Excellent opportunity for an engineer who wishes to improve her/is skills in medical field and hospital industries. Candidate will be part of a highly productive interdisciplinary team from engineers to research coordinators to surgeons and will be involved in clinical and translational research in one of the largest medical complex in the world: Texas Medical Center. The research focus includes remote patient monitoring, digital health, and care in place. The candidate will benefit from an excellent interdisciplinary environment at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Medical Center with interdisciplinary collaboration with top digital health industries and other institutes including Rice University, VA Houston as well as partnership with Caltech, USC, UArizona, and UM through a NSF IUCRC Center to Stream HealthCare in Place (C2SHIP).


For more information, please feel free to contact Prof Bijan Najafi; [email protected]

Job Duties

  • Support in developing, implementing, and monitoring research protocols, procedures, and processes. 
  • Contribute in data analysis and data and may develop and clean databases for research projects.
  • Support in research grant writing. 
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science/PhD in Computer Science, Biomechanics, Electrical engineering, Biomedical engineering, Mechanical engineering or related fields. 
  • Experience in programming, image processing, and artificial intelligent mobile application design, remote patient monitoring, digital health, wearables.




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.