Assistant Laboratory Director - Molecular & Human Genetics - General (90008402)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7072687 (Ref:5423-en_US)

Posted: November 30, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Assistant Laboratory Director assists the Principal Investigator in preparing grant budgets, monitoring expenditures, oversees purchases and facility maintenance, and ensures laboratory compliances. This position documents and centralizes laboratory standard operation procedures. The position performs key wet and dry lab experiments, as well as management and training of new lab staff who will perform related duties. 

Job Duties

  • Assists with selecting and evaluating lab supplies and vendors to develop budgets for grants; making purchases for lab equipments, supplies, or making payments with core facilities; developing budget and expense reports, and other financial documents in SAP and Concur. 
  • Assists with developing standard protocols for wet lab procedures, perform validation and proficiency testing of standard procedures, maintain versioning and quality control of bioinformatic pipelines.
  • Performs molecular genetics and cell culturing experiments; execute bioinformatics pipelines related to analysis of human genome and transcriptome data. Examples of molecular genetics and cell culturing experiments  include next generation sequencing, genotyping, molecular cloning, microarray, ddPCR, DNA and RNA preparation, induced pluoripotent stem cell generation, neuronal cell differentiation, imaging, and mutagenesis; examples of bioinformatics pipelines include mapping of whole genome sequencing and RNAseq data, variant calling, annotation, and downstream data analysis.
  • Performs personnel management functions and supervises laboratory staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in performing molecular genetic wet lab experiments as well as understanding bioinformatic/data science programming.

We invite you to learn more about our benefits ( including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Tuition Reimbursement, and so much more!



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:#7072687 (Ref:5423-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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