Research Technician I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7245998 (Ref:19473-en_US)

Posted: May 20, 2024

Job Description


Research Technician I will join a multidisciplinary group studying mechanisms of skeletal muscle disease. They will learn and be expected to handle mouse colony management and  genotyping, and perform SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophorysis and western blotting. They will also perform studies on muscle structure and function. and will learn to analyze data, help write manuscripts , keep a laboratory notebook with extensive details of all experiments that they perform, and will be expected to participate in laboratory meetings. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain lab experience while applying for graduate or medical school.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsible research work that requires planning, completing, and occasionally supervising limited research projects in accordance with general plans approved by the supervisor.
  • Conducts routine laboratory experiments for the development of robust models of mouse myopathies.
  • Performs animal experiments and mouse colony management.
  • Handles genotype mice.
  • Perform SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophorysis and western blotting.
  • Helps write manuscript.
  • Prepares solutions.
  • Collects, compiles, evaluates, and analyzes data.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment as necessary.
  • Documents results of experiments handled in the lab in the laboratory notebook.
  • Operates, maintains, and cleans lab equipment and work area.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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 mouse models.

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:#7245998 (Ref:19473-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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