Research Technician III - Pediatric Cancer/Molecular Oncology

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Jul 8, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Oncology, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Technician
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

The technician will work on a research laboratory to investigate the pathogenesis of a pediatric bone cancer. He/She will conduct supervised research on multiple state-of-the art areas in cancer research, such as molecular oncology, animal studies, and high-throughput assays. Other duties include maintaining a laboratory, reporting research findings, and presenting in research meetings.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments and tasks.
  • Conducts animal studies and maintain mouse colonies
  • Collects, compiles, record, and analyzes research and patient data
  • Conducts literature searches to answer specific questions
  • Evaluates and applies new techniques used in research
  • Presents research findings in meetings
  • Orders research-related supplies and maintains laboratory inventory
  • Assists in manuscript writing and grant applications
  • Reports to the PI for daily activities
  • Participates and presents in research meetings and seminars
  • Receives and maintains required trainings to conduct research
  • Collaborates with investigators within and outside our institution
  • Meet program- or departmental-specific requirements


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Experience in xenograft mouse model, CRISPR cloning, and cell culture.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

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

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