Research Assistant II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7122455 (Ref:14537-en_US)

Posted: January 31, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a part-time Research Assistant II for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support for projects in the field of Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of genomics.


The Center cultivates a culture of intentionality, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration. We offer intellectual, social, and professional development opportunities to promote a meaningful work experience. We are reflective and mindful of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion in both interactions with one another.


For more information about Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, visit our website at 

Job Duties

  • Provide research support for ongoing projects, including organizing project files, scheduling project activities and meetings, taking meeting minutes, and coordinating with co-investigators, collaborators, and project personnel in multiple sites.
  • Develop and manage project databases, including tracking and reporting on project components to ensure timelines are adhered to and deadlines met.
  • Conduct comprehensive literature searches in the areas of bioethics, science, social science and health policy literature.
  • Contribute to qualitative (primarily interviews) and quantitative (primarily surveys) data analysis.
  • Manage document preparation and references for publications and new project proposals.
  • Manage presentation preparation, such as pulling data and drafting slides.
  • Serve as communications liaison to promote research team publications and presentations and help draft materials to this end.
  • Attend project meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences or related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to display a professional, positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Extremely dependable with strong organizational and prioritization skills.



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:#7122455 (Ref:14537-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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