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Research Technician II
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Job Description

The Research Technician II will assist with in vitro experiments in a new research lab focused on hemostasis and thrombosis with a focus on von Willebrand factor biology. The ideal candidate will grow with the lab and work collegially with established labs. The successful candidate will be able to plan, execute, and report complex experiments.

* Designs and conducts laboratory research experiments.
* Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
* Documents and interprets results of experiments and reports to principal investigator.
* Assists with publication of research findings.
* Orders lab supplies and equipment as needed.
* Maintains lab equipment and environment.

Required: Bachelor's degree in a basic science

No experience required.

Preferred: Two or more years of work related experience

* Critical thinking: Experimental design and statistical testing
* Molecular biology: DNA isolation, cloning DNA libraries, PCR, protein expression/purification/analyses
* Bacterial culture: Generate/transform competent cells and produce bacteriophage
* Tissue culture: Develop and maintain mammalian cell lines (transfection and passaging)
* Flow cytometry: Cell sorting
* Computer: Develop/modify/execute programs for next generation DNA sequencing analyses
* Communication: Present and discuss scientific findings at meetings

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.