Postdoctoral Associate - Medicine - Epidemiology & Population Science

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7084899 (Ref:8565-en_US)

Posted: September 8, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Yong Li Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Cancer Biology and Therapy. The positions will be involved in the development and application of molecular, cellular, and genetic approaches to understand the mechanisms of cancer predisposition, initiation, progression, and to develop therapeutic agents. The postdoc will function independently to investigate the underlying biology of cancer and develop agents against mutant p53 and other oncoproteins using artificial intelligence, monoclonal antibodies, and DNA vaccines. We offer an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training, and career development.

Job Duties

  • Performs molecular and cell biology experiments such as cloning, cell culture, molecular analyses of genetic variants, site-directed mutagenesis, next generation sequencing, RNA-Seq, ChIP-seq, histology, microscopy, imaging, plasmid isolation, real time RT-PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, transfections, Western blotting, mouse models, etc.
  • Analyzes data and prepares manuscripts and presentations at local, national, and international conferences.
  • Contributes as needed to the training of laboratory personnel, research technicians, clinical fellows, and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experiences in cancer-related experiments such as molecular cellular assays, genetics and genomics, and/or mouse models.
  • A strong record of peer-reviewed publications in cancer.
  • Knowledge of genomics and cancer immunology.





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


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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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