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Research Assistant

Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

To perform experiments under the direction of the PI and research fellows in the Dr. Jihye Yun laboratory at the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Primary role will be carrying out studies involving mouse experiments including breeding, genotyping, survival surgery, and administrating drugs in mouse via IV, IP or gavaging and other molecular and cellular work independently under the supervision of PI and postdoctal associates. The area of research is to understand cancer metabolism using mouse models and human cancer cell lines or tissues. The candidate should learn new techniques fast and think independently. Also, we look for a candidate who is energetic, goal-oriented, driven and reliable.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform the laboratory mice work including procedures such as genotyping by PCR, maintaining mouse colonies and mice surgery is strongly preferred.
  • Perform many molecular, biochemical and cellular experiments independently
  • Confer with Principal Investigator (PI) and other lab members to plan and execute complex experiments
  • Maintain necessary inventory of supplies and reagents required for experiments.
  • Accurately document experiments to ensure that work can be replicated by others. Collect, analyze, compile, interpret and evaluate research results and report progress to PI.
  • The successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, a fast learner and possess excellent time management, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment, close attention to detail, adhere to deadlines regularly.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to experimental goals are essential.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Masters degree in a basic science or equivalent*
  • *NOTE: A Bachelors degree in a basic science and two years of directly related experience may be considered equivalent to a Masters degree

Check our website for more information

https://staryunlab.com/

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $42,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Relevant: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off

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