Assistant Laboratory Director

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7104412 (Ref:12201-en_US)

Posted: July 1, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


TAILOR Labs, the Maresso lab group, and Baylor College of Medicine are seeking candidates for an Assistant Lab Director/Assistant Director of Operations to help the Lab Director with all aspects of phage therapy science and clinical cases, including phage discovery, characterization, preparation, and exploratory science into the mechanisms of phage action, synergy with antibiotics, directed evolution and resistance, synthetic biology, genome engineering, and immune response.

Job Duties

  • Assist Lab Director with generating new experimental paradigms.
  • Assist in the oversight of the discovery and production of phage for compassionate care use after FDA approval.
  • Analyze molecular data including computational tools associated with sequence information.
  • May develop research techniques and perform applications required for specific research projects.
  • May supervise, schedule and coordinate the activities of less experienced research staff.
  • Liaison with academic and private collaborators.
  • Assist/manage laboratory operations including research personnel, budgets, and orders.
  • Be up-to-date with the latest literature; participate in group meetings to discuss findings.
  • May help write scientific manuscripts and grants.
  • Present one’s research results and attend conferences.
  • Oversee the mentoring and direction of technicians and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D in Basic Science, Genetics, Molecular/Cancer Biology, Bacteriology/Microbiology etc.



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.



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:#7104412 (Ref:12201-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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