Research Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7121743 (Ref:14481-en_US)

Posted: January 21, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Research Assistant will work under the supervision of Dr. Yong Li to study genetic and environmental etiological factors in cancer. He/she will be performing lab maintenance, basic cell culture work, and will be maintaining the mouse colony and performing mouse xenografts. 

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts cancer research experiments using cell culture and mouse models.
  • Performs trouble shooting and problem solving and analyzes, organizes, communicates, and presents data effectively and accurately.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for the specific tasks.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in appropriate format.
  • Effectively documents results of experiments for reporting to supervisors and other members of the laboratory.
  • Proficiently summarizes results and potential problems and writes manuscripts for publications. 

Minimum Qualifications

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



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:#7121743 (Ref:14481-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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