Research Technician II - Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7196384 (Ref:17861-en_US)

Posted: November 28, 2023

Job Description

Summary

The Biochemistry department is seeking a Research Technician II to work on projects related to protein structure and function. Qualifications for the position are a  Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry or Biology. Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in molecular biology including PCR and DNA cloning as well as experience in protein expression and purification. 

Job Duties

  • Perform molecular biology work including but not limited to DNA cloning and PCR.  
  • Perform protein purification and analysis including but not limited to protein over-expression, column chromatography, electrophoresis and enzyme assays. 
  • Work on funded research project. 
  • Work on standard molecular biology and protein purification work.  
  • Maintain notes, and report work to supervisor. 
  • Will handle some lab management work, including but not limited to supply ordering , interaction with Office of Environmental Safety, and Facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors iof Science in Chemistry or Biology.
  • Research experience in molecular biology including PCR and DNA cloning.
  • Experience in protein expression and purification.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 

 

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