Postdoctoral Associate - Microbial Ecology - TCH Pathology (90007377)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087185 (Ref:9028-en_US)

Posted: October 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This individual will design and conduct experiments in areas of microbiome and neuroimmune signaling on gastrointestinal disease susceptibility.  This individual will perform microbiome bioinformatics and will examine the role of selective microbial species on disease susceptibility to CDI and IBD. A strong background in microbial ecology  and microbiome is highly desirable.

Job Duties

  • Participates in funded research projects and assists the laboratory in obtaining additional funding.
  • Designs and conducts experiments in areas of microbiome and neuroimmune signaling on gastrointestinal function and disease susceptibility. 
  • Examines the role of selective microbial species as an unexplored contributor to CDI and IBD in patients.
  • Performs systems biology studies, linking omics data analysis and collection, and proficient in research methods centered on microbiome and microbial ecology.
  • Assists with gnotobiotic studies in the Texas Childrens Microbiome Center.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in studying microbial ecology or microbiome is highly preferred. 





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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Job posting number:#7087185 (Ref:9028-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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