Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7108965 (Ref:12862-en_US)

Posted: August 25, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A postdoctoral fellow (MD or PhD) position is available in the Ghanta lab in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery in Houston. We are seeking an enthusiastic scientist to undertake projects in the field of ischemic cardiomyopathy with a focus on immunomodulation and infarct repair. We utilize cutting-edge biotechnology and tools, including single-cell multi-omics and small and large animal models of cardiomyopathy to maintain a focus on potential clinical translation. This position requires an individual who is self-motivated. The scientist will work under the guidance of the principal investigator to plan and implement experiments working in an apprenticeship model for preparation for a career as a scientific professional. Prior experience working with animal models is highly desired though not mandatory. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic and willing to undertake projects in the field of ischemic cardiomyopathy with a focus on immunomodulation and infarct repair.

Job Duties

  • Plans research study design and conducts in vitro and in vivo experiments.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Performs statistical analysis.
  • Writes manuscripts.
  • Supervises students and research assistants.
  • Presents data at lab meeting and national/international conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with in vivo experiments or surgery.



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:#7108965 (Ref:12862-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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