Research Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7115945 (Ref.No. 13805-en_US)
Posted: November 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The technician in the lab focuses on the development and maintenance of neural circuits in mouse models. As a member of the lab, the technician would provide responsible technical assistance in support of a research project by completing assignments requiring a basic knowledge of fundamental techniques and practices related to molecular biology and neuroscience. The technician will work under minimal supervision by a higher-level research staff member but be capable of managing his or her own duties and research efforts in consultation with the supervisor. Overtime may be required.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments. 
  • Assists in maintaining animal colony through breeding and genotyping.
  • Conducts dissections and tissue collections.
  • Prepares lab stocks and solutions and assists in laboratory stocking and organization
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data. 
  • Documents results of experiments. 
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment. 
  • Enters data into research database. 
  • Cleans equipment and work area.
  • Assists in the preparation of laboratory reports. 
  • Understands and analyses neural circuits
  • Conducts mouse surgeries, and handles tissue analysis.

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.



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.