Research Technician I - Cancer Epigenetics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7252295 (Ref.No. 19612-en_US)
Posted: June 5, 2024

Job Description


A Research Technician position is available in Anastas lab in the Department of Neurosurgery starting in May 2024. The technician will work within a multi-disciplinary research team working collaboratively to identify drivers of glioma initiation and progression with a long term goal of developing new therapies for pediatric brain tumors.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigator.
  • Selects, evaluates, and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Assists with the ordering of laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Performs cell culture and molecular analyses. Conducts studies in pre-clinical mouse models of glioma and assists with lab operations such as solution making and maintains laboratory supply inventories.
  • 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

  • BS degree in basic science or related field
  • Experience (or a desire to learn) with experimental procedures related to generating mouse models of glioma that includes basic rodent handling, mouse survival surgeries, and conducting drug treatment studies in mice is a plus.

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.