Research Technician II - Population Sciences Biorepository Core

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

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Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
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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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