Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular & Cellular Biology - Xi Chen (90007701)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7095625 (Ref:10341-en_US)

Posted: March 14, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Dr. Xi Chen's lab studies the function and mechanism of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) protein quality control machinery in cancer progression, metastasis and therapy resistance. Research will focus on specializing  in ER stress, Unfolded Protein Response (UPR), biochemistry, transgenic and preclinical animal models, cancer biology and immunology.


The  long-term goals is to elucidate the significance and mechanisms of ER proteostasis in cancer progression, metastasis and therapy resistance, and developing mechanism-based novel therapies to overcome therapy resistance and transform cancer to a manageable chronic disease. 


Interested candidates please email [email protected]

Job Duties

  • Maintain an organized daily electronic laboratory notebook.
  • Present results in professional forums (seminars, meetings, and conferences) .
  • Publish findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Perform the experiments of the projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Strong background and working knowledge in biochemistry, immunology and cancer biology.




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:#7095625 (Ref:10341-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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