Research Technician II



Summary

We are currently seeking a talented Research Technician to join our research lab at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. This individual will work as part of a highly talented team of immunologists and synthetic biologists to help develop new treatments for multiple pediatric cancers using cutting-edge technology. We will provide a supportive yet stimulating environment with opportunity for professional growth. The lab focuses on research in cancer immunology and immunotherapy by performing a variety of techniques - including molecular biology, genetics, synthetic biology and next-generation sequencing.

Job Duties
  • Assist with molecular biology experiments and general lab organization
  • Apply molecular techniques such as PCR, restriction digest, gel electrophoresis and isothermal assembly to create constructs to be tested for cancer immunotherapy
  • Order reagents needed for experiments
  • Maintain lab stocked and organize reagents
  • Maintain online laboratory notebook
  • Organize bench space
  • Prepare bacterial culture media and glassware using an autoclave
  • Participate in weekly lab meetings


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
  • At least one year of relevant experience in molecular biology
  • Experience with cloning, PCR, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, restriction digestion, ligations, cell culture
  • Should be highly motivated and ambitious, organized and anticipate problems, eager to take ownership of projects, and willing to work with collaborators in a team


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

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CA; CH

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