Postdoctoral Associate - Breast Center - Cheng (90008101)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7078000 (Ref:6927-en_US)

Posted: May 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A postdoctoral position is available in the Cheng Lab at Baylor College of Medicine. We are seeking individuals with interests in normal development and breast cancer regulated by RNA binding proteins. Candidates should have experience in mouse models. Experience with mouse development or RNA is strongly preferred. We employ a wide range of cutting-edge techniques including inducible CRISPR knockout, single-cell sequencing and long-reads sequencing. We also offer enormous opportunities to conduct wet-lab and dry-lab approaches within the lab. This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to experience research freedom in a highly supportive environment.


Representative publications are Nat Commun. PMID: 31980632; Genes Dev. PMID: 30692202; Genes Dev. PMID: 29269483; Genes Dev. PMID: 24840202. 


Postdoctoral researchers will be exposed to tremendous training opportunities, research collaboration opportunities, and superior biomedical research environment at the Baylor College of Medicine, which is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • May establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • May supervise research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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





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.

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