Staff Scientist - Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057890 (Ref.No. 310265MV)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research (CMMR) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is looking for a driven, experienced Staff Scientist to assist with management and analysis of microbiome projects. The candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills to ensure effective management of projects by correctly planning, organizing, tracking, and delivering on all project aspects. Ability to multi-task and handle many moving parts are a must as the center is growing rapidly. The Staff Scientist conducts research projects under the general guidance of the principal investigator but exhibits the ability to plan and implement experiments and analyze their results. The Staff Scientist will be responsible for supporting funded collaborative projects, including assistance with project scoping, data generation, analysis, and reporting. Daily tasks include documenting, evaluating, analyzing, and monitoring scientific and collaborative projects. Status report generation, routine presentations, grant application writing support, and manuscript preparation are some of the routine duties and responsibilities for this position. Interaction with a variety of collaborators will be routine so a high level of interpersonal communication skills is needed. This position is supported by various teams in the CMMR and reports directly to leadership within the center

Required:

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three years of post doctoral research experience.

Preferred:

  • Experience in statistical analysis and /or in the genomic analysis of microbial community data. analysis and /or in the genomic analysis of microbial community data.




 

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