Research Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7115862 (Ref:13780-en_US)

Posted: November 11, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The research program studies inherited cardiac diseases using both the human induced pluripotent stem cell technology and genetically engineered mouse models. The technician will be provided with opportunities to develop independent project if he/she has the motivation. The technician will be trained on the tasks once in the lab and will be working alongside with a senior person with extensive experience prior to gaining full independence. 

Job Duties

  • Conducts cell culture that includes cell lines, primary cells, and reprogrammed stem cells. 
  • Assists with basic lab tasks that includes PCR, western blot, mouse genotyping etc. mouse colony management. 
  • Cultures induced human pluripotent stem cell and induced pluripotent stem cell differentiated cardiomyocytes that includes maintaining and expanding established cell lines, developing new cell lines from patients and controls, genome editing etc. 
  • Performs mouse colony management that includes genotyping and intraperitoneal injection.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in biology or related fields.
  • Experiences in molecular biology, cell culture , and mouse colony management are highly appreciated.
  • Be a highly self-motivated or a recent graduate.



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:#7115862 (Ref:13780-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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