Research Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7116908 (Ref.No. 13928-en_US)
Posted: November 29, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The technician will learn and perform the cutting edge single cell spatial profiling under the supervision of postdoc and senior graduate student.  The goal is to construct the spatial cell atlas of the human eye, a part of the human cell atlas project.  In addition, the technician will apply the technology on disease samples to probe difference between healthy and diseased tissue at single cell resolution.

Job Duties

  • Performs QC of tissue samples. Performs tissue section and histology.
  • Prepares the sample for MERFISH profiling. 
  • Assists postdoc and senior graduate student in their molecular and histology experiments.
  • Takes detailed lab notes.
  • Helps on routine instrument maintenance and mouse colony management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in biology science related field.
  • One year research experiences in molecular biology and mice or human histology.



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.