Research Technician II - Immunology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7223490 (Ref.No. 18653-en_US)
Posted: March 1, 2024

Job Description


The laboratory works on the identification of new drug targets for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. The lab is seeking a research technician to work with cell lines and samples from patients and with rodent models to identify components of a potassium channel involved in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis.

Job Duties

  • Maintains in vitro cultures of cell lines and of cells from patients.
  • Maintains our rodent colony, including breeding and weaning. 
  • Performs immunostaining of tissue sections.
  • Assists with laboratory inventory, ordering supplies, and regulatory compliance.

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

  • Experience in wet lab techniques that includes liquid handling, is desired. 
  • Training in mammalian tissue culture or handling rodents is a plus.



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




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