Research Technician - Morrison Lab

Research Technician - Morrison Lab

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Dallas, TX, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has an opportunity for a Research Technician to join the laboratory of Dr. Sean Morrison, Investigator and director of the Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern.  We are seeking a highly-organized, methodical and reliable individual to manage the mouse colony in a large, fast-paced laboratory.  The Research Technician will be responsible for regulatory compliance, management of a large breeding colony, and oversight of mouse use in the laboratory.


Principal Responsibilities:


  • Keep detailed records,
  • Manage a complex mouse breeding colony that involves many genetic backgrounds,
  • Perform genotyping of genetically modified mice,
  • Supervise other laboratory staff, and
  • Interact effectively with lab members and veterinary staff to ensure a high standard of care, organization, and regulatory compliance.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in some area of biology or biomedicine,
  • Experience managing a mouse breeding colony,
  • Experience genotyping mice,
  • Experience managing regulatory processes related to the use of rodents in research, and
  • Ability and motivation to perform careful, conscientious, and highly organized work.


HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Quote Reference: Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-hhmi-945-908