Research Technician II

Job Purpose

Performs the routine elements of research work that requires the use of skills, technical and academic knowledge to follow established procedures and record results.

Job Duties
  • Prepare weekly reports of research progress for the PI, discuss research results in group meetings, help prepare figures and write text for papers and grants.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Communicate research results.
  • Collect and analyze data.
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary.
  • Summarize interviews.
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor.
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project.
  • Manage and respond to project related email.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update website materials.
  • Attend project meetings.
  • Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary.
  • Summarize project results.
  • Prepare progress reports for the PI and funding agency.
  • Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations.
  • Monitor the project budget.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in qRT-PCR and cloning;
  • Experience in RNA or DNA sequencing;
  • Experience with Drosophila transgenesis is a plus.
  • Experience in carrying out dissections under a stereomicroscope and intracellular electrophysiological recordings are desirable.
  • An interest in applying for graduate school.

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



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