Research Technician I


A Research Technician I conducts research projects for the Advanced In Vivo Models Core facility under the supervision of the shared resource facility director. This position will assist in the implementation, execution, acquisition and/or analysis of data for Core facility users. Other responsibilities include tracking and reporting Core user services and hours allocated to a project to the immediate lab supervisor to ensure collection of charge-backs.

Nature of certain projects may require occasional weekend work.

Work location: Neurosensory Center, Texas Medical Center

Job Duties
  • Chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) in vivo egg model preparation and engraftment of cell culture or patient-derived xenografts for Core facility users on a weekly basis.
  • Follows projects through completion (i.e. from engraftment to analysis on assigned projects).
  • Acquires data including: Imaging tumors and CAM, tumor and relevant tissue dissection for processing, tissue DNA isolation and analysis, running qPCR and analysis, and detailed experimental procedure recording.
  • Compiles user data reports for assigned projects and will send to Core director for review and distribution to Core users.
  • Assists with research and development projects as time permits.

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.

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


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