Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7105931 (Ref:12439-en_US)

Posted: July 20, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The laboratory of Dr. Sameer Sheth is looking for a postdoctoral researcher interested in studying human cognition and decision-making using intracranial recordings in neurosurgical patients. The lab focuses on studying the pre-frontal and medio-temporal circuits involved in decision-making using single neuron and LFP recordings (e.g., Sheth et al. Nature 2012; Smith et al. J Neurosci 2015, Smith et al. Nat Neuro 2019; Myers et al. in press 2022). Primary roles include experimental design and implementation, data collection, analysis, and publication of results.

Job Duties

  • Designs new experiments to test overall project hypotheses.
  • Implements new experiments locally and assists in implementation at collaborating sites.
  • Spearheads data collection efforts, and oversees data collection at collaborating sites.
  • Processes, curates, and analyzes collected data to evaluate project predictions.
  • Communicates results and conclusions to the larger scientific community through conferences, meetings, publications, etc.
  • Works with colleagues in the EMU to collect data from patients.
  • Works with colleagues across collaborating sites to gather and share data in a common, unified format.

Minimum Qualifications

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



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:#7105931 (Ref:12439-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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