Medical Student/Research Track

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7119415 (Ref.No. 14316-en_US)
Posted: January 5, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Division of Surgical Oncology has an open position for a medical research student to join the research group of Prof. Livia Schiavinato Eberlin. The student will be involved in research developing and applying mass spectrometry technologies to clinical and cancer research. The research student will be expected to manage research projects involving clinical studies and collaborations at the Texas medical center. The student is expected to design and perform experiments using mass spectrometry and mass spectrometry imaging techniques. This position involves day to day research activities, including data collection, data evaluation, documentation, organization, and scientific writing.

Job Duties

The medical student will be involved in all aspects in executing research/scientific tasks for our funded research project including preparation of human tissues samples, analysis of metabolic information with mass spectrometry, evaluation and interpretation of molecular data, and statistical analysis of the results.

  • Plans, directs and conducts advanced research experiments using mass spectrometry.
  • Evaluates and analyzes mass spectrometry data.
  • Performs statistical analysis.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • Assists with grant proposal writing and progress reports.
  • Assists with laboratory operations. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in Medical School at Baylor College of Medicine.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related fields and an active participation in a MD program



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.