Postdoctoral Associate - Neuroscience Systems - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087823 (Ref:9159-en_US)

Posted: October 25, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Performs complex research work of an advanced nature requiring an MD or PhD level certification and systems neuroscience experience; uses own initiative in planning and completing advanced research experiments in accordance with general directions from the principal investigator. Will supervise undergraduate and graduate students in laboratory research relative to the project. 

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Job Duties

  • Performs systems neuroscience research as an independent investigator.
  • Performs original research on project derived from existing laboratory funded initiatives.
  • Coordinates and conducts anatomical, physiological and behavioral experiments in neuroscience systems under the direction of the principal investigator.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • Performs integrated data analyses, develops original analytical programs in the MATLAB or PYTHON environment, performs statistical analyses.
  • Writes original scientific papers describing research findings for peer review publication.
  • Supervises student personnel in laboratory duties and research.
  • Maintains laboratory operations, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities and procedures.
  • Assists in grant preparation and development.
  • Supervises, schedules and coordinates the activities of staff involved with animal research.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Training in either neuroscience, neurology, systems biology.





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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Job posting number:#7087823 (Ref:9159-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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