Postdoctoral Associate - Mass Spectrometry/Metabolomics/Proteomics - Pharmacology & Chemical Biology - Wang (90006930)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087912 (Ref:9149-en_US)

Posted: October 26, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A joint postdoc position is available in Drs. Meng Wang and Jin Wang’s groups at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). BCM is located in the world largest medical center and has access to enormous biomedical resources.


Dr. Meng Wang is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator and Robert C. Fyfe Endowed Professor in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. The research goals in Dr. Meng Wang’s lab are to advance our knowledge on the fundamental mechanisms of organism aging, lipid metabolism and reproductive senescence. These intertwined biological processes exert profound influence on human health and are the major risk factors for various chronic and degenerative diseases. Her laboratory has been studying the molecular mechanisms governing these key biological processes and their complex interrelationship, by harnessing the power of functional genomics in Caenorhabditis elegans with metabolomics/lipodomics, chemical engineering and optical biophysics. For more information, please visit


Dr. Jin Wang is Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Professor in Pharmacology and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology. The overarching goal for his research is to develop new therapies to improve human health and new tools for biological and biomedical research based on his unique experience in organic chemistry, chemical biology, drug discovery, and preclinical studies. For more information, please visit


Job Duties

A Thermo Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Tribrid Mass Spectrometer with ETD and UVPD was purchased with the support from HHMI.

  • The candidate is expected to lead the new research directions in mass spectrometry in the Wang Labs.
  • The candidate will join a highly dynamic interdisciplinary group and should be willing and able to communicate with people from different backgrounds, including chemistry, engineering, physics, and biology.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. degree in chemistry/analytical chemistry, particularly experience in mass spectrometry.
  • Familiar with Thermo Orbitrap Mass Spectrometers.
  • Having extensive experience in metabolomics and/or proteomics.
  • Fluent in English and good at writing.
  • Being organized and able to multitask.


Applicants should fill out the online application form email a cover letter, CV including names of three references and research summary in one PDF file to [email protected]





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


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Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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