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Research Technician II - Pediatrics - Oncology (90005903)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7092106 (Ref:10000-en_US)

Posted: January 11, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

A Research Technician II position is available at the Center for Advanced Innate Cell Therapy within the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. This position will be part of an interdisciplinary team of laboratory and clinical investigators developing novel forms of cancer immunotherapy. We offer outstanding state-of-the-art, recently expanded laboratory facilities, a highly interactive team work environment and an individualized approach to career development.  The Research Technician will perform PBMC isolation, magnetic cell sorting, gene transduction, cell expansion, phenotypic and functional characterization using flow cytometry, cytotoxicity, and Luminex assays.

Job Duties

  • Processes peripheral blood, isolates mononuclear cells and specific cell subsets.
  • Performs magnetic cell sorting.
  • Performs of numeric expansion of lymphocytes in culture.
  • Performs retroviral transduction of cultured cells.
  • Performs immunoflourescent staining and runs and runs flow cytometry analysis.
  • Analyses flow cytometry data using FlowJo and DIVA software.
  • Measures cytokine production using ELISA or Luminex assays.
  • Measures cell-mediated cytotoxicity.
  • Documents results of experiments and prepare reports.
     

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

  • Bachelor's degree in cell biology or related filed. 

 

 

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.

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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:#7092106 (Ref:10000-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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