Baylor University s Biology is seeking a Part-time Laboratory Technician. The Laboratory Technician for the Carter Lab in the Department of Biology supports the mission of Baylor University by performing cataloging, processing, and preparing genome-wide sequencing assays. The position reports to Dr. Tamar Carter.
This position is temporary, part-time for 25-hours per week and is grant funded. A Bachelor's Degree in biology, genetics or a related field with 1-3 years of experience in a laboratory is required. Four or more years of laboratory experience is preferred. Baylor will consider equivalent experience in lieu of the educational requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Perform laboratory research using molecular techniques (DNA extraction, PCR amplification, gel electrophoresis, next-gen sequencing prep)
Order lab supplies, maintain purchasing records, shipping and report monthly expenses
Maintain lab safety requirements
Oversee lab personnel safety training
Process and catalog blood samples and mosquito specimen
Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining lab benches and equipment as well as general lab maintenance
Assistant with receipt and inspection of material
Assist wit training new lab team members
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.