Research Technician II - Regenerative Cardiology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7232980 (Ref:18847-en_US)

Posted: March 29, 2024

Job Description


Research Technician position is available in James Martin’s lab in the Department of Integrative Physiology to study multiple facets of cardiac biology and regenerative medicine. The Martin lab focuses on understanding how developmental pathways are connected to adult tissue regeneration. The lab uses a variety of biochemical, biophysical, imaging, genomic, and computational approaches to investigate the genetic pathways that regulate cardiac organ development and homeostasis. The lab performs computational and wet-lab work, though the ideal candidate should have experience in molecular biology, genomics, cell biology, and/or informatics. The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in Genetics, Developmental Biology, Cardiovascular Science, or related fields. Previous experience using the laboratory mouse and cell culture is highly preferred but not required.  The technician will conduct research project(s), design and perform biological experiments rigorously, work collaboratively with investigators within and outside the lab, be highly organized and communicative, and maintain a high work ethic.

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Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Generates molecular and genetic tools.
  • Maintains documentation of reagents, such as chemicals, enzymes, and plasmids, and research protocols for the lab.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.

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

  • Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science in Genetics, Developmental Biology, Cardiac Biology, or related field.
  • Experience in working with the laboratory mouse and cell culture is desirable but not required.
  • Expertise in molecular biology, biochemical, and cell biological techniques will be considered advantageous.



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:#7232980 (Ref:18847-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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