Research Technician III - Pediatrics - Allergy & Immunology (90002422)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079611 (Ref:7303-en_US)

Posted: June 9, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join a research team focused on Food Allergy. The Food Allergy Program is a rapidly growing program and the Research Technician III will help meet the needs of the program that serves the children and families of Houston and the surrounding areas, the Southeast Region of Texas, nationally, and internationally.  The Research Technician III will be a key person in the expansion of clinical trial development in the Food Allergy Program through the processing of clinical trial samples and preparation of food/drug dosing for immunotherapy. Will perform the routine elements of research work that requires the use of skills, technical and academic knowledge to follow established procedures and record results. The Research Technician will also coordinate communication between investigators and other members of the team to ensure a smooth expansion of a Food Allergy Manufacturing Facility and clinical trial laboratory.  This is a small laboratory team so RT III will need to work independently and also be able to take direction from other lab members.

Job Duties

  • Measure food allergy immunotherapy and diagnostic oral challenge doses for novel clinical trials.  
  • Work with a team to coordinate the collection, processing, and shipping of samples.
  • Handle blood and tissue samples with sterile technique.
  • Document results of experiments.  
  • Order laboratory supplies and equipment. 
  • Help with the conducting of laboratory research experiments:  
    • Separate cells and serum from blood
    • Use centrifuge
    • Use scientific/high sensitive scale for measure
    • Meticulous documentation of results
  • Collect, compile and analyze data.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study or project.
  • Select, evaluate and apply techniques used in routine research.
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment.
  • Stock and order supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Lab Science or related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.





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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