Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7116907 (Ref:13938-en_US)

Posted: November 29, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Herman lab research interests range from the fundamental basic molecular mechanisms of transcription and replication fidelity, stress responses, and the evolution of antibiotic resistance. More recently, we have developed new strategies to fight against antibiotic resistance.  We employ genetic, molecular, functional genomics, CRISPR-based next-generation sequencing-based screens, and accurate RNA sequencing (Arc-Seq) to tackle these issues. The lab is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate with relevant experience in microbiology, genetics, cell biology, molecular biology, or relevant fields.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Contributes to grant writing.
  • Writes manuscripts.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals. 
  • Supervises research staff and desires to work with students.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in molecular biology, bacterial genetics, or experience with microorganisms
  • Experience with sequencing approaches



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:#7116907 (Ref:13938-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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