Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7119167 (Ref:14191-en_US)

Posted: December 30, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This individual will design and conduct experiments in areas of microbiology and bacterial resistance to gut-derived antimicrobial metabolites. This individual will examine the role of antimicrobial signaling as an unexplored contributor to host-microbiome interactions. A strong background in microbiology or molecular genetics is highly desirable.


If interested, please contact Dr. Tor Savidge at [email protected]

Job Duties

  • Participates in funded research projects and assists the laboratory in obtaining additional funding.
  • Designs and conducts experiments in areas of antimicrobial resistance mechanisms to gut-derived metabolites.
  • Performs antimicrobial resistance studies focused on glycolipid signaling in bacteria and should be proficient in research methods centered on microbiology and molecular genetics.
  • Assists with microbiology and molecular biology studies in the Texas Childrens Microbiome Center.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong background in antimicrobial reistance, microbiology and molecular genetics is highly desirable.



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:#7119167 (Ref:14191-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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