Laboratory Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7252285 (Ref.No. 19564-en_US)
Posted: June 5, 2024

Job Description


Dr. Erica Soltero is an assistant professor in the Children’s Nutrition Research Center in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. The focus of the research is implementing community-based diabetes prevention programs for Hispanic youth and families. This work involves behavioral studies to investigate the influence of physical activity and sedentary behaviors on the development and prevention of type 2 diabetes. It also includes qualitative work focused on identifying social determinants of health that influence diabetes risk in Hispanic youth and families. Dr. Soltero is currently seeking to hire a laboratory helper who will participate in daily research activities which include a variety of job duties centered on development of project materials, assisting with scholarly work, data entries, and working collaboratively with the research team in her lab and community partners.

Job Duties

  • Enters data into appropriate databases.
  • Executes and edits queries.
  • Assists with development and management of datasets in REDCap.
  • Develops data assessment protocols.
  • Develops system for data entry and proofing.
  • Conducts preliminary analysis for reports and processes evaluation that includes descriptives, demographic tables, and preliminary findings.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

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.