Laboratory Technician I - Part-time

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7182472 (Ref:17285-en_US)

Posted: September 27, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Education, Innovation and Technology’s Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) at Baylor College of Medicine seeks an individual to support science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEM+M) educational events and related research. This is a part-time position.

Baylor’s Center for Educational Outreach (Center), established in 1996, engages and prepares students in grades K–16 to meet national needs for a diverse and well-prepared STEM + M workforce while also increasing STEM literacy within the general populace. The Center provides in-person and web-based education and resources for teachers, students, and the public—all designed to improve science skills and literacy across the K–16 continuum and increase opportunities for underrepresented populations to access careers in medicine, science, and the health professions.  

The Center is currently seeking a part-time individual to assist in a review of the STEM+M educational research literature and support the efforts of our upcoming STEM+M Summer Planning Institute. The position will report to the Center’s Assistant Director, Alana Newell, and require both independent work as well as direct engagement with diverse individuals from Baylor College of Medicine and the community.

Job Duties

  • Assists in a systematic literature review of STEM+M education research by reviewing titles, abstracts, and manuscripts for appropriate content (significant contributors will receive authorship credit for the resulting review publication)
  • Supports the Summer STEM+M School Planning Institute by  working on
          o data entry and cleaning.
          o administrative tasks (e.g., making copies, organizing materials).
          o assist with in-person sessions for educators or learners.
  • Assists in conducting research experiments.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Assists in collecting data and maintaining records.
  • Enters data into research database.
  • Operates laboratory equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two years of undergraduate coursework is desirable. 
  • Experience in reading academic journals (educational research journals is a plus, but not required).
  • Experience in academic writing is desirable. 
  • Be able to work independently and manage time and work to meet deliverables and outcomes.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with all stakeholders via face to face interactions, electronic and web-based communications.
  • Has ability to be adaptive and shift with job demands.
  • Be proficient with MS Office software, including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Experience with RefWorks or other citation software is a plus.


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:#7182472 (Ref:17285-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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