Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7109382 (Ref:12937-en_US)

Posted: August 31, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Work in the lab focuses on the development and maintenance of neural circuits and on identifying synapse specificity molecules. As a member of the lab, the applicant would establish human retina and brain organoid cultures to help answer these questions combined with CRISPR mediated gene removal to test individual proteins in these processes. The applicant will work under minimal supervision, pursue an independent project, and contribute to grants and papers.

Job Duties

  • Helps to design and lead an independent research project.
  • Collects, prepares and analyzes research data; keeps a detailed notebook summarizing experiments and recording research data.
  • Designs and implements research protocols; adapts new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
  • Maintains computer database of research data Tabulate and display data for presentation in research conferences and for manuscript preparation.
  • Uses graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data.
  • Helps coordinate research efforts for increased efficiency Search pertinent scientific literature as needed.
  • Assists with paper and grant writing.

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:#7109382 (Ref:12937-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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