Research Assistant II - Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7059286 (Ref:1000-en_US)

Posted: August 12, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Title: Research Assistant II 

Division:Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy (80001022)  

Department: Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy (90002113) 

Location: Houston (1100) 

Salary Range: $40,785 - $50,000 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Job Purpose

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support for faculty members conducting a large-scale, multi-institutional collaborative National Institutes of Health-funded project in the field of Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of human genome editing technologies.

Job Responsibilities

• Provide research support for ongoing projects, including organizing project files, scheduling project activities and meetings, taking meeting minutes, and coordinating with co-investigators, collaborators, and project personnel in multiple sites to move projects forward.

• Conduct comprehensive literature searches in the areas of science, science and technology studies (STS), science policy, and bioethics.

• Contribute to qualitative (semi-structured interviews, focus groups, engagement sessions) and quantitative (content analysis, surveys) data analysis.

• Assist with qualitative and quantitative research data coordination and management.  Relevant tasks include: contributing to instrument development and refinement, coordinating data collection, conducting data cleaning and quality control. 

• Assist with development and ongoing management of project databases; track and report on project components to ensure timelines are adhered to and deadlines met.

• Develop manuals of procedures for projects and assist with project protocol development and management.

• Assist with document preparation and references for publications and new project proposals.

• Assist with presentation preparation, such as pulling data and drafting slides.

• Serve as communications liaison to promote research team publications and presentations and help draft materials to this end.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field.
  • Preferred: Master's degree in a related field.
  • Required: Three years of relevant experience.
  • None required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Job posting number:#7059286 (Ref:1000-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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