Research Technician III

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
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Organization Type

The laboratory of Dr. Mingshan Xue ( ) in the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) is seeking applicants for a research technician position. The technician will work in a multi-disciplinary team to study mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders. Applicants, please submit a cover letter stating research experience and interest, a CV, and a list of referees.

Job Duties

  • Processes EEG data recorded from mouse models of neurological disorders that includes removal of recording artifacts, identification of pathological EEG signals, and computational analysis of EEG signals. 40%
  • Performs mouse handling, husbandry, and genotyping. 30%
  • Works on molecular biology that includes plasmid preparation, molecular cloning, and qPCR. 10%
  • Conducts immunohistochemistry and imaging that includes animal perfusion, tissue fixation, sectioning, immunostaining, and fluorescence imaging of stained sections. 10%
  • Assists with ongoing experimental work that includes autoclave, solution preparation, and ordering. 10%

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 biology experiments.
  • Experience with programming in Matlab or Python is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented and interested in conducting independent research.
  • Experience in biology and neuroscience is desired.
  • Experience or background in math, physics, or engineering.

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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