Technician I

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Technician I


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Medical Physiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

$13.01 hourly

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research, and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for a Technician I to serve as a member of the Department of Medical Physiology laboratory team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of laboratory experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

The Technician I is a full-time grant-funded position in the Department of Medical Physiology.  The Technician I, under general supervision, assists in planning research on support laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording results for a series of closely controlled experiments. Oversees the day-to-day activities, organization, and upkeep of the laboratory and equipment.

What you need to know

Salary: $13.01/hr

COVID-19 information: In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a science field.

  • Ability to perform ultrasound experiments in animals.


  • Basic Science Research Duties: Conducts experiments using ultrasound Doppler imaging and videomicroscopic, biochemical, and molecular techniques to study isolated microvessels and cultured cells under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. Conducts research procedures and modify procedures to suit the particular research needs. Assists with planning and supervising technical operations. Makes complex chemical and physicals analyses which, although they follow standard procedures and test, may require the exercise of some ingenuity and improvisation. Performs basic surgical techniques and tissue harvest in pigs and mice; maintains animal logs. Uses computer for controlling equipment and compiling data. Coordinates experiment schedules with lab personnel/collaborators involved in the research projects.

  • Laboratory and Equipment Maintenance: Prepares laboratory reagents/solutions and monitor/maintain laboratory equipment to ensure continued usable function. Coordinates day-to-day laboratory maintenance including organization of laboratory supplies and documents/safety manuals. Performs general laboratory cleaning including benches and glassware. Maintains laboratory inventories and place laboratory orders. Uses computer for equipment/reagent and literature searches.

  • Data Analyses: Keeps detailed records of observations, measurements, and data. Assists in all forms of communicating experimental results, including oral presentations, posters, and publications. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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