Research Assistant I - Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7255845 (Ref.No. 19657-en_US)
Posted: June 18, 2024

Job Description


The Division of Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery is seeking a qualified Research Assistant I to assist with managing a robust cardiac database, along with assisting with case reports, data cleanup, and supporting clinical research. This position will be under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator. The selected candidate will provide research support and responsibilities in a hospital setting.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsible research work involving preparing, conducting, planning, completing, and occasionally supervising limited research projects, including the Brockman Research Project, following general plans approved by the supervisor.
  • Designs and conducts research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data, including clinical data.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for studies.
  • Documents and interprets the results of experiments and reports to the principal investigator.
  • Develops and modifies computer programs.
  • Selects, evaluates, and determines appropriate research procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in basic science or a related field.

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.