Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7211190 (Ref.No. 18346-en_US)
Posted: January 27, 2024

Job Description


The Postdoctoral Associate will perform routine elements of research work for funded research projects. Research activities will include molecular microbiology, tissue culture and experiments, RNA-seq, molecular cloning techniques, flow cytometry, and animal studies in mice. The Postdoctoral Associate will be required to use skills, technical and academic knowledge to follow established protocols and record results of the work performed. Additionally, the Postdoctoral Associate will be encouraged to develop independent projects.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Conducts laboratory procedures: Molecular microbiology, tissue culture experiments, flow cytometry, and mouse procedures.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents methods and results of experiments to ensure that work can be replicated by others.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Writes manuscripts to report the findings.
  • Attends department seminar and other scientific events.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in microbiology, cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, and animal models of infectious disease are strongly encouraged to apply.



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.