The Center for Comparative Medicine provides for the care, health and well-being of all research animals used in the pursuit of scientific achievement and excellence at Baylor College of Medicine. CCM provides the highest quality veterinary and animal care and acts as a resource for the faculty on veterinary and scientific issues relating to the use of laboratory animals. This position provides routine animal care and handling for a diverse group of small research animals according to established procedures and standards. With minimal supervision, this position provides skilled laboratory bench work. The primary work environment includes a research laboratory. This position will also be responsible for limited supervisory duties, including limited direction and oversight of work.
Performs Microbiology testing
Performs DNA extraction
Conducts Serum Chemistry Analysis
Completes blood counts
Conducts Parasitology analyses
Inputs data into computerized databases
Assists in collecting data for QA/QC reports
Responsible for maintenance of laboratory equipment and inventory
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, CLS, Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field.
Two years of relevant experience.
Certified by either ASCP, AMT, HEW, or board eligible or equivalent.
Previous work in Lab Animal Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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- 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.
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