Student Helper- Bioengineering

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7220318 (Ref.No. 18427-en_US)
Posted: February 23, 2024

Job Description


The Ray lab at Baylor College of Medicine has an immediate opening for biotech research device development and production. The Ray lab studies the neural circuits governing our behavior and physiology. A major goal in the lab is to automate our assays for measuring behavior and physiology in our genetic animal models for enhanced accuracy and consistency as well as increasing capacity for data collection. Our studies are currently focused on understanding the mechanisms driving neurological vulnerabilities in infant congenital disorders such as the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Job Duties

  • The projects utilize a wide variety of approaches including CAD/CAM software, 3D printing and CNC milling, micro-boards including Arduino and PI with custom written software in Python and Matlab.
  • We are seeking energetic individuals that want to make a difference by contributing to the design and construction of automated biotech research devices and assays.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • 3D design
  • CAD in Solidworks
  • 3D Printing
  • CNC Milling Electrical engineering
  • Robotics Micro-boards
  • Arduino and Raspberry Pi



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.