Laboratory Assistant - Pediatrics - Tropical Medicine (90005926)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7069863 (Ref:4775-en_US)

Posted: September 16, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The primary purpose of the Laboratory Assistant will be to conduct responsible research work in laboratory diagnostics.  This is a part-time benefit eligible position working approximately 20 hours per week.

Job Duties
  • Perform laboratory work in molecular and cellular biology and immunology, including but not limited to DNA preparation, PCR, and ELISA.
  • Ensure quality control of laboratory procedures, including test validations.
  • Data entry, cleaning, and analysis.
  • Assist with the maintenance of lab equipment and environment. 
  • Perform additional routine laboratory procedures to assist in the lab's research.
  • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date, organized, and legible lab notebook that records all data according to methods requested.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format.
  • Analyze results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Six months of relevant experience.





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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