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Research Associate 1

Shift: 8am-5pm

Department: Genomics Core Lab, Baylor University Medical Center


The Research Associate 1 plans and organizes research projects, under the direction of a Principal Investigator, to include coordinating and providing technical direction to research lab staff, examining data to establish next priorities and interpreting and reporting results to Principal Investigator.


  • Plans and organizes research projects and establishes procedures to be used in executing research studies.
  • Coordinates and provides technical direction to the work activities of the project staff to ensure efficient and cost-effective completion of the project. Participates in mentoring activities.
  • Examines, interprets, compiles and reports project results to the Principal Investigator (PI).
  • Ensures that all safety procedures and research protocols are implied and adhered to by research staff members.
  • Presents work at internal or external meetings as requested by PI.
  • Organizes, manages and maintains the laboratory and equipment as well as data, specimens and laboratory records.
  • Fulfills continuing education and regulatory requirements related to the research performed including safety and compliance training. Participates in internal and external educational activities including attending seminars, presentations and journal clubs.


  • Knowledge of basic lab techniques including pipetting, staining, culture techniques and aliquoting.
  • Ability to troubleshoot instruments and perform lab maintenance tasks.
  • Knowledge of safety practices related to work performed.
  • Skilled in use of computer software related to research needs including presentation and data investigation programs.
  • Able to instruct others in lab and safety protocols.
  • Ability to give scientific presentations.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following.

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


- EDUCATION - Bachelor's

- EXPERIENCE - 5 Years of Experience

- Next Gen Sequencing Experience (NGS) Preferred

Research Associate 1

Dallas, TX
Full Time

Published on 06/02/2023

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