Assistant Laboratory Director

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7228625 (Ref:18831-en_US)

Posted: March 15, 2024

Job Description


Assists the Laboratory Director or Principal Investigator in administering a Baylor College of Medicine laboratory. Provides professional guidance and technical support to faculty and principal investigators.

Job Duties

  • Organize and maintain lab space, reagents, samples, and machines, establish and compliance of lab etiquette, procedures, and conduct for basic and scientific operation, organize and supervise individual lab duties and communication tools
  • Orientation planning and training schedule for new members, competency assessment and compliance in general lab practices and techniques
  • Establish and compliance to lab record keeping, data storage, and reporting protocols
  • Scientific SOP development for commonly used assays
  • Inclusion and scientific input into ongoing and future projects
  • Supervision of technicians and fellows to meet study needs
  • Assist with data analysis and assessment
  • Benchwork for high-profile study needs 
  • Consultation on project timelines, study design, assay troubleshooting, assay limitations, and study feasibility
  • Project and Grant Support
  • Project reports, finding summaries, or when applicable presentation of materials, manuscript and grant section preparation, writing, and editing services where applicable, involvement in non-clinical research grant work
  • Collaboration or core facility service searches and introductions based on project or lab needs

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Teamwork/collaboration, customer service, communication and analytical thinking/problem solving.



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:#7228625 (Ref:18831-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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