Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7056981 (Ref.No. 308241SV)
Posted: April 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available in the Wehrens lab ( in the Cardiovascular Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. The positions are offered to study the role of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium handling in cardiac physiology, cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure pathogenesis. The overall goal of our lab is to undercover pathogenic mechanisms underlying cardiac diseases, and to develop new treatment modalities including small molecule drugs and gene therapy vectors. The lab studies human tissue samples and inducible pluripotent stem cells, small animal models of heart disease, and performs studies on isolated hearts and single cardiomyocytes using state-of-the-art approaches.


  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree
  • Prior research experience in cardiovascular or basic biomedical research
  • Peer reviewed publications in reputable journals

Interested candidates should forward their research interests, curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Xander Wehrens, e-mail: 

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


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