Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7112836 (Ref:13405-en_US)

Posted: October 8, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Cheng Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in Cancer Genomics and Immunology. The position offers an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training, and career development.  Details about research in our lab can be found at:


Baylor College of Medicine is located at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world and provides an ideal environment for scientific and clinical research.

Job Duties

  • Develops and/or applies computational approaches to understand the mechanism of cancer development, progression, metastasis, and prognosis. 
  • Collaborates closely with experimental biologists and clinicians. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, or a related field (e.g. statistics, computer science, or
    quantitative biology)
  • Experience in the application and development of computational methods/tools or machine learning algorithms.
  • Good computer programming skills in R/Matlab/Perl/Python.
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology, genomics, and epigenetics.
  • Experience in next-generation sequencing data and scRNA-seq data.



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:#7112836 (Ref:13405-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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