Research Assistant II - Center for Precision Environmental Health

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7081596 (Ref:7958-en_US)

Posted: July 23, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Gorelick Lab in the Center for Precision Environmental Health is looking for a talented individual to join the team. This position requires an individual who is self-motivated with existing research experience capable of independently preparing and organizing lab reagents, performing experiments, record keeping, and ordering.

Job Purpose

Performs responsible research work of a complex nature that requires establishing test methods and procedures as well as planning, completing, and occasionally supervising limited research projects in accordance with general plans approved by the supervisor.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts cell culture research experiments.
  • Serves as the de facto lab manager, places orders and ensures supply availability.
  • Assists with the production and purification of proteins and other biologics.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Performs complex procedures and establish protocols required for specific research projects.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Writes/edits compliance and regulatory documents used for animal care and clinical studies.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • May schedule and coordinate the activities of less experienced research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Applicants should have familiarity with laboratory techniques, and previous professional experience related to working in a biological laboratory. 
  • Experience with Zebrafish is essential.





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



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7081596 (Ref:7958-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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