Research Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7136841 (Ref.No. 15245-en_US)
Posted: March 29, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Research Tech II will be responsible for experiments involving transgenic mice and mammalian cell culture to elucidate the role of genetic modifiers in human developmental disorders.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments. 
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data. 
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study. 
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Sets mouse genetic crosses. 
  • Collects tissues for biochemical, histological, and molecular analyses.
  • Performs ink injections to visualize the biliary system in the liver.
  • Performs knock-down, knock-out and overexpression studies in mammalian cells.
  • Performs signaling and gene expression analyses.
  • Generates and/or prepares the reagents required for the above-mentioned experiments.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in a basic science area related to biomedical research, including but not limited to Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Genetics.



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.