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Research Technician II
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Job Description

This is a position in the Baylor Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project Production and Phenotyping group. A successful candidate will perform routine techniques using standard laboratory procedures and genetically modified mice. These include, but are not limited to: mouse husbandry, survival and terminal mouse procedures; molecular biology including cloning and standard and real-time PCR genotyping; and data entry into research database.

* Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
* Collects, compiles and analyzes data.
* Documents results of experiments.
* Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
* Enters data into research database.
* Cleans equipment and work area.
* Assists in the preparation of laboratory reports.

Required: Bachelor's degree in a basic science or equivalent education.

No experience required. Previous experience in mouse handling and molecular biology is desired.

* Highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with strong communication skills.
* Requires the technical ability to complete procedures and properly record results.
* Frequently handles/works with biohazards or risks for potential job-related injury, such as those found in an ordinary laboratory or clinic environment.

About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.