Postdoctoral Associate- Natural Products Chemistry - Pharmacology & Chemical Biology - Johnston

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7095873 (Ref:10774-en_US)

Posted: March 16, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Department at Baylor College of Medicine have a position open for a postdoctoral researcher with experience in natural products isolation.

Job Duties

  • Leads a number of research projects centered on the isolation of microbial natural products and elucidation of biological mechanisms.
  • Serves as a foundational member of an emerging laboratory, and thus expected to manage and execute projects with limited direct supervision.
  • Communicates within a group setting effectively and proactively, and provides secondary mentorship towards potential trainees.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with small molecule isolation methods, including column chromatography and HPLC/LCMS.
  • Experience with chemical structure elucidation via NMR.
  • Any familiarity with microbiology or molecular biology would be considered an asset.
  • Fluent in English; written and oral.
  • Self-motivated.



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:#7095873 (Ref:10774-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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