Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7111736 (Ref.No. 13203-en_US)
Posted: September 27, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Li lab within the Section of Hematology and Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to work on epidemiology and outcomes research in cancer associated thrombosis. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work primarily with Dr. Li, a hematology/oncology physician scientist and CPRIT scholar who specializes in thrombosis research and cancer epidemiology. The lab will train fellow specialized skills to incorporate novel data science tools in large-scale collaborative epidemiology studies using electronic health records and to become successful, cross-trained cancer and thrombosis epidemiologists and health services researcher. 

Job Duties

  • Designs cohort, case control, and cross-sectional studies using institutional and national claims and EHR databases.
  • Designs and gathers primary and secondary data using REDCap.
  • Analyzes data and prepares manuscripts and presentations at local, national, and international conferences.
  • Writes career development grants for future promotion.
  • Contributes as needed to the training of laboratory personnel, research technicians, clinical fellows, and graduate/medical students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD epidemiology or health services research, or MD with MS/MPH in epidemiology or health services research.
  • A strong record of first or senior-position peer-reviewed publications.
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
  • Proficiency in R or Stata.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Matlab/Perl/Python.



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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.