Laboratory Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7103997 (Ref:11936-en_US)

Posted: June 26, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Waterland Lab is seeking to recruit a Laboratory Helper to provide computational support to aid in the identification and characterization of systemic interindividual variation in DNA methylation. The laboratory Helper position will principally involve computational analysis of next-generation sequencing data, using both existing software tools and custom-designed approaches to novel analytical goals.

Job Duties

  • Works on bioinformatic analysis of existing whole-genome and targeted bisulfite sequencing data sets.
  • Analyses results and plans next stage experiments to test interpretations.
  • Searches literature to identify and understand related recent literature in developmental epigenetics.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in computer science (e.g. current computer science undergraduate) and background in biology.
  • Experience in epigenetics and bisulfite sequencing analysis.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python and/or R is advantageous.



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.

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Job posting number:#7103997 (Ref:11936-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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