Postdoctoral Associate - Pediatrics - Oncology (90005903)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7091352 (Ref:9895-en_US)

Posted: January 5, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Postdoctoral Fellow will be part of an energetic research team in the Center for Epidemiology and Population Health Equity in Cancer Prevention and Control program. The postdoc will be expected to contribute to the broad research effort in the Equity in Cancer Prevention and Control program. The postdoc will conduct epidemiologic analyses on research projects focused on prevention and screening for HPV-associated cancers and health disparities.  The postdoc will be expected to stay abreast of current literature, make meaningful scientific contributions to the team, lead the development and publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts (with guidance and help from the mentor), and compete for extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and/or foundations (also with guidance and help from the mentor). 

Job Duties

  • Conceptualizes, designs, and conducts epidemiologic analyses related to the project with guidance from mentor and help of other team members.
  • Analyzes data. 
  • Presents evolving results at biweekly research meetings and seminars.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Behavioral Sciences, or related fields.
  • Excellent epidemiologic analysis skills.
  • Excellent scientific writing skills.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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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