Research Technician I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7248107 (Ref.No. 19469-en_US)
Posted: May 26, 2024

Job Description


The lab is seeking self-motivated individual to work in a laboratory at the Jan and Dan Duncan NRI focused on the underlying genetics and molecular mechanisms of genetic neurological disorders. Technician will assist in several projects including  Alzheimer disease (AD) by discovery phosphorylation events which lead to moderate reduction of the disease-driving proteins tau.

Job Duties

  • Provides assistance in general lab management including organizing, allocating, and managing general lab supplies.
  • Provides technical support for conducting laboratory research experiments and document results.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data with PI.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Attends departmental seminars, attends weekly lab meetings/journal club meetings.
  • Contributes to presentations of lab meeting on a bi-yearly basis, and assist PI in preparing yearly progress report to funding agency.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

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.