Postdoctoral Fellow PhD- Biomechanics/Digital Health - Surgery - Vascular Surgery (90002457)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7092666 (Ref:10083-en_US)

Posted: January 21, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Excellent opportunity for a biomechanical Engineer or movement scientist who wishes to improve her/his skills in digital health, medical field, and hospital industries. Candidate will be part of a highly productive interdisciplinary team from engineers to research coordinators to surgeons and will be involved in clinical and translational research in one of the largest medical centers in the world: Texas Medical Center. The research focus includes remote patient monitoring, digital health, and care in place. Individual will also be responsible for assisting with the preparation of medical/health grant applications to federal and non-federal agencies. The candidate will benefit from an excellent interdisciplinary environment at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Medical Center with interdisciplinary collaboration with top digital health industries and other institutes, including: Rice University, VA Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center, as well as partnerships with Caltech, University of Southern California, University of Arizona, an University of Missouri through a NSF IUCRC Center to Stream HealthCare in Place (C2SHIP).

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data. 
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures. 
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Responsible for laboratory operations. 
  • Supervises research staff. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in:
    • biomechanical engineering,
    • mechanical Engineering,
    • kinesiology,
    • electrical Engineering,
    • computer science, or related fields
  • Record of publications in top-tier archived journals,
  • Programming skills with Matlab and Python,
  • Prior skills in working with wearables, digital health, motion tracking system, and biomechanics of human body. 



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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Job posting number:#7092666 (Ref:10083-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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