Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7116080 (Ref:13848-en_US)

Posted: November 15, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

The applicant must have a Ph. D degree with experience in structural biology-related techniques such as cloning, protein purification and expression, crystallization, and X-ray crystallography, along with complementary biophysical, virolgical, and biochemical methods to analyze proteins, protein-ligand complexes, and viral capsids. The applicant will participate in the ongoing structural biology projects on the virus and viral proteins and drug discovery using X-ray crystallography and complimentary biophysical/biochemical/computational techniques. The applicant will also have exposure and training in various aspects of virus replication and pathogenesis and gene regulation by characterizing multi-component machines responsible for RNA processing and decay.

Job Duties

  • Develops and applies structural biology techniques with biochemistry to understand structural and mechanistic biology of various steps governing virus replication.
  • Elucidates mechanisms of neutralization of virus infection by human antibodies.
  • Coordinates collaborations with other laboratories.
  • Assists with graduate student training and mentorship.
  • Presents research findings at institutional, regional, and/or national scientific meetings.
  • Maintains good communication with lab leader and members

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Structural biology related techniques such as cloning, protein purification and expression, X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM, along with complementary biophysical, biochemical and computational methods to analyze proteins, protein-ligand complexes and viral capsids.

 

 

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.

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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:#7116080 (Ref:13848-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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