Staff Scientist - Imaging and Robotics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7116146 (Ref:13810-en_US)

Posted: November 16, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The staff scientist will be a part of the Integrated Microscopy Core (IMC), a college-wide core facility that helps users on many light microscopy techniques. Specifically, the staff scientist will be in charge of the high throughput microscopy and robotics components of the IMC, helping users with experimental design, implementation, imaging and data handling. Good communication skills, capable of working in teams and reporting data to larger groups is essential. Prior experience with cell culture techniques and imaging/robotics is preferred, however training is available.

Job Duties

  • Experimental Design
  • Optimize and develop high throughput assays and assist users in designing proper experiments imaging
  • Utilize the imaging resources available in the IMC for experimental needs data handling
  • Organize high throughput data, provide them to users and to informatics team data reporting
  • Synthesize and present results to team and users instrument maintenance
  • Make sure instrumentation is functional and perform calibrations when needed ordering
  • Assist in ordering supplies billing
  • Use the core iLab software to track instrument usage and bill users
  • Help with day-to-day core operations as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three years of post doctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences or bioengineering
  • Experience with imaging and robotics preferred
  • Capable of working in teams, reporting results and optimizing protocols
  • Academic experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills are absolutely essential



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:#7116146 (Ref:13810-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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