Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7194118 (Ref.No. 17825-en_US)
Posted: November 17, 2023

Job Description


The laboratory of Dr. Mingshan Xue ( in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Texas is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow position.

Job Duties

  • Studies the dysfunctions of neural circuits in novel mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Leads the project and collaborates with a team of scientists within and outside of the lab.
  • Develops his/her independent research program in the general area of neural circuits and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • While previous experience in neuroscience is desired, we are also interested in individuals with a broad range of expertise.
  • Preferred applicants should have a strong research record in one or more of the following areas: in vivo wide-field or two-photon imaging, in vivo or slice electrophysiology, optogenetics, and animal behavior.
  • Applicants with a background in physics or engineering are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter stating research experience and interest, a CV, and a list of 3 referees as a single PDF file to [email protected].



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




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