Student Helper

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: PartTime

Title:  Student Helper
Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Part-time, varied schedule
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $12/hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9842


The primary purpose of this Student Helper position is to carry out various supervised activities in the laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Frankfort.  The ideal candidate will have a zest for a career in the research.  The lab studies retinal biology and the position will provide exposure in this and related fields.


This position is an outstanding opportunity for career development for high school students and/or recent science graduates interested in biomedical research and/or future advanced degree training in the biomedical sciences or medicine.

Job Duties
  • Provides office administrative support.
  • Provides research administrative or technical support.
  • Plans, directs, and conducts supervised research experiments.
  • Documents results of experiments and report to principal investigator and during lab meetings.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment, ordering, and the general lab environment.
  • Learns and becomes proficient with techniques related to retinal dissection, retinal histology, mouse vision testing, and retinal cell culture.

Minimum Qualifications
  •  Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  •  No experience required.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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



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