Research Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7196918 (Ref:17851-en_US)

Posted: November 30, 2023

Job Description


The Atherosclerosis Clinical Research Laboratory in the Cardiovascular Research Section in the Department of Medicine is a CLIA certified lab.  We are offering a highly motivated and competent professional the opportunity to serve as a Research Assistant 1.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts research experiments.
  • Collects and analyzes research data.
  • Acquires new skills to operate laboratory equipment and routine laboratory research methods.
  • Prepares data reports to document results from research studies.
  • Assists with troubleshooting technical issues related to research studies
  • Evaluates data from research studies and reports directly to principal investigator.
  • Develops study-specific databases and performs database management.
  • Manages CAP/CLIA required documentation and requirements for the laboratory.  
  • Oversees maintenance and certification of laboratory equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in basic science or a related field.
  • The candidate should be able to perform data base management with minimal supervision and needs to be knowledgeable about CAP/CLIA and will be required to maintain the lab's certification.



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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