Research Technician III

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7190544 (Ref.No. 17708-en_US)
Posted: November 2, 2023

Job Description


The Molecular Neurobiology Group (MNG) is embarking on a programmatic effort to uncover novel signatures in cardio-respiratory waveform data that will inform upon pathophysiologies ranging from congenital disorders such as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome to neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The MNG aims to leverage experimental cardio-respiratory data collected from disease models as well as clinical data to develop predictive algorithms regarding phenotypic outcomes and to prognosticate intrinsic and extrinsic vulnerabilities in vulnerable neonates and other cardio-respiratory disorders.

Job Duties

  • Utilize R and Python programming to extract insight from raw cardio-respiratory data and provoke development of novel hypotheses.
  • Design and develop novel algorithms for data analysis and data visualization.
  • Develop and maintain bioinformatic pipelines.
  • Compile and analyze data.
  • Annotate and maintain collaborative computational environments and code bases with an emphasis on reproducibility and rigor.
  • Document results of experiments conducted by others.
  • Apply established techniques in routine research.
  • Visualize and clearly communicate (oral and written) analysis results to an interdisciplinary audience. 
  • Maintain a collaborative, collegial and respectful team environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in basic science or a related field.
  • Expertise in R programming.
  • Experience with analysis of cardio-respiratory waveform data.
  • Competency in multiple key areas including machine learning and advanced statistics.


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.