Research Technician I - Mouse Genetics Aging

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7106254 (Ref:12470-en_US)

Posted: July 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The lab is looking for a well-organized and skilled research technician for a research laboratory. This technician position is ideal for recent undergraduates in the biomedical field who want to acquire practical research skills prior to going to graduate or medical school.  The job covers all aspects of the research in the laboratory ranging from ordering and shelving research items, managing mouse colony to performing experiments and will provide a rich learning environment.  Research Technician will be expected to exhibit initiative, work with mice, be technically proficient and accurate, effectively communicate in both written reports and presentations, initiate and ensure compliance with applicable safety procedures and possess attention to detail.

Job Duties

  • Orders reagents, finds nest offers, follows-up, shelves reagents.
  • Maintains clean lab environment.
  • Works with mice, weans newborns and maintains a mouse colony.
  • Performs mouse experiments.  
  • Learns to work with cells, enteroids and harvested mouse tissue, extracts DNA and RNA, and performs molecular biology experiments. 
  • Orders supplies, maintains laboratory, maintains mouse colony and performs experiments.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (recent graduates) and science-related fields who plan going to Medical or Graduate School.



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:#7106254 (Ref:12470-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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