Research Technician I - Neuromuscular Disease

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7134506 (Ref:15087-en_US)

Posted: March 16, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A Research technician position is available in the laboratory of George Rodney, Ph.D. in the Department of Integrative Physiology at Baylor College of Medicine.  The lab uses molecular biology and biochemical techniques, confocal fluorescent imaging, fluorescent detection of ROS production, whole-cell patch clamping, immuno-fluorescence imaging, in-vivo electroporation of cDNA constructs, and in-vitro force measurements to assess sub-cellular ROS production, Ca2+ signaling, and excitation-contraction coupling, in skeletal muscle.  Proficient in computer skills that includes Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. One-year of experience with the care and handling of mouse models and experience with biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Has attention to detail, excellent communication and organizational skills, and an ability to work as a member of a team is critical.

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Job Duties

  • Assists with general lab maintenance and order supplies.
  • Maintains animal colonies, cares, and handles mice.
  • Assists with biochemical and molecular biological assays in support of lab personnel.
  • Harvests tissues and muscle contractile properties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the care and handling of mouse models and experience with biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. 
  • Be proficient in computer skills that includes Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Has excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail and has the ability to work as a member of a team is critical.



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:#7134506 (Ref:15087-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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