Research Coordinator I - Surgery - Core Research (On Site)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7228613 (Ref:18791-en_US)

Posted: March 15, 2024

Job Description


The Thoracic Surgical Oncology Translational Laboratory is hiring a research coordinator who will lead data entry and maintenance of mesothelioma databases at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MEDVAMC). This person will assist with laboratory work with a focus on our mouse models.  


The candidate will coordinate daily activities with research protocols which include database entry, maintenance, monitoring, and biweekly reporting from two institutions lead by faculty at Baylor College of Medicine. Additionally, the candidate will assist the assistant professor in scientific experimentation with a particular focus on mouse models.

Job Duties

  • Maintains the IRB-approved IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project database which includes entry of new patients, updating data on existing patients, generates reports biweekly, and ensures compliance with patient confidentiality standards. (10%)
  • Performs review of medical records for patients on IASLC database as well as other relevant Thoracic Surgical databases.  Specifically, will review prior medication records for a recently funded R01 award. (10%)
  • Develops database at the MEDVAMC for patients with mesothelioma to specifically evaluate the outcomes associated with prior medication administration. (10%)
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and biological specimens based on procedures outlined in current protocols.  (10%)
  • Maintains regulatory documents and records for research databases in conjunction with the Thoracic Division Laboratory Manager. (10%)
  • Organizes databases for reporting at biweekly meetings in conjunction with Thoracic Division Clinical Research Supervisor.  (10%)
  • Orders supplies and equipment as needed to assist thoracic division manager.    (10%)
  • Collects and processes specimens as needed in collaboration with research coordinators who manage the thoracic biorepository.  (10%)
  • Assists with basic scientific experiments with Assistant Professor in the laboratory with a particular focus on mouse models.  These experiments include drug injections, tumor measurements, and data records.  (10%)
  • May assist with basic scientific techniques such as cell culture, immunoblotting, qRT-PCR, preparation of solutions and culture media.  (10%)

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.



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:#7228613 (Ref:18791-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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