The Jin and Mills lab at Baylor College of Medicine is currently
seeking qualified candidates for the position of Research
Technician II. Our labs are interested in the injury response of
the upper gastrointestinal tract to chronic injury/inflammation,
and the mechanisms by which these processes induce cancer
development. This position is responsible for assisting with
laboratory duties in a basic translational science research
setting. Specifically, the research technician is responsible for
basic molecular biology and cell culture tasks such as working with
primary human cell lines, performing genotyping, GI tract routine
histology staining, and mouse husbandry. There will be an
opportunity to contribute to a variety of different projects
studying the molecular determinants of cancer development in the
upper GI tract.
- Assists with research studies, experiments and assays,
including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up,
and maintenance of equipment.
- Prepares tissue cultures, reagents, probe tests, etc.
- Complies with established safety procedures and maintains
required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
- Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and
maintained in accordance with established procedures.
- Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning.
- Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
- Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four
years of related experience may substitute for degree
- Highly desired skills include experience with molecular biology
and cell culture.
- Should demonstrate the ability to work independently and
communicate with laboratory staff and investigators.
- Ability to maintain complete and organized
- Should demonstrate a working knowledge of computer software and
general lab equipment.
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Equal Access Employer.