Research Technician II - Metabolism

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7111613 (Ref:13227-en_US)

Posted: September 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Full-time research technician position opening in lab studying mechanisms of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Our lab currently utilizes methods ranging in areas from molecular biology to whole-animal physiology. Training for all techniques and computer programs will be provided. A complete application includes a CV,  the names and email addresses for three professional references and a cover letter. 

Job Duties

  • Works with mice and cell cultures as research models.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments, such as genotyping, cell culture, RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, western blotting, etc.
  • Documents results accurately of all the experiments.
  • Compiles and analyzes data.
  • Oversees the maintenance of laboratory environment and supplies.
  • Maintains mouse colonies, and performs experiments on mice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree is a plus. 
  • Solid background of knowledge in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, nutrition, and physiology.
  • Laboratory experience is desirable. 
  • Knowledge of research methods and procedures.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in work schedule.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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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