Research Assistant II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7107000 (Ref:12590-en_US)

Posted: August 2, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) has an immediate opening for a Research Asst. II. This position is for the new DLDCCC Director's research lab that will support several physician investigators in one or more designated oncology disease areas. This support includes, but is not limited to preparing, conducting, and planning research experiments. This position will lead several lab staff and students/interns.


This is a new lab site set up and will require a self starter who can take initiative and progress as seamlessly as possible to full operations (quick turn around upon transition).

Job Duties

  • Scheduling and directing lab staff.
  • Lead staff activities and planning tasks and reporting methods and databases
  • Assisting with grant preparation 
  • Integral in collecting data and outcomes for reporting and recruitment of renewals and new grant submissions.
  • Assist with training new research staff 
  • Performs routine updates, ongoing evaluations, and training of existing and new staff within the lab setting and protocols.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be able to manage multiple competing priorities of deadlines and projects while maintaining a high quality work product in the context of running a research lab within an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.



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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