Postdoctoral Associate - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7085504 (Ref:8522-en_US)

Posted: September 16, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

A postdoctoral associate position is available in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. The group studies the novel mechanisms underlying chronic pain, chronic pain-induced mood disorders, and opioid analgesic tolerance at molecular, cellular, and synaptic network levels, using a multidisciplinary approach that includes Patch-seq, mice genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, electrophysiology, virus-mediated gene transfer, imaging, and behavior analyses. For more information about the group, please visit:

Job Duties

  • Work on a project involving synaptic structural and functional plasticity mechanisms underlying chronic pain and chronic pain-induced mood disorders.
  • Develop and execute original research and possess a high motivation to drive and conduct research.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a solid publication record and evidence of excellent skills/experience in one or more of the following areas: mouse behavior, small animal surgery, electrophysiology, imaging, biochemistry.
  • Strong background of neuroscience and/or electrophysiology.





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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