Research Technician II - Population Sciences Biorepository Core

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 2, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Technician
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

Population Sciences Biorepository (PSB) is an ATC core facility that provides support and services for biospecimen processing/storage in the DLDCCC and throughout BCM and the Texas Medical Center. The technician position will support all of the core projects with daily duties that includes receipt/fractionization of biospecimens, sample acquisition, data entry/documentation, sample shipment, inventory management.

For more information: Population Sciences Biorepository | BCM

Job Duties

  • Receives biological samples from various clinics after which they are inventoried, fractionated, and stored according to existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Creates, updates, and revises SOPs as needed.
  • Assists in preparing biological samples for shipment and analysis.
  • Documents or tracks samples using relevant databases.
  • Prepares samples for analysis, shipments and helps generate proper documentation for transfer of samples.
  • Controls inventory by tracking or updating inventory management system.
  • Works in collaboration with other staff to ensure all projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Coordinates sample acquisition from DLDCCC and other TMC affiliated clinics or hospitals to ensure timely transfer or processing of all biological samples.
  • Attends weekly meeting with laboratory, clinical coordinators, and management to ensure all projects stay on track and address any issues that may arise.
  • Works with laboratory directors to develop and tests new techniques/assays to support core projects.


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

  • Recent or upcoming college undergraduate with bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Has excellent communication and organizational skills.


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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