Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7121430 (Ref:14400-en_US)

Posted: January 18, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The General Thoracic Surgery division of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a post-doctoral associate in basic and translational research in thoracic oncology which includes lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and mesothelioma.

Job Duties

  • Performs Seahorse XF, mitochondrial imaging.
  • Performs basic molecular biology techniques and significant cell culture with the ability to teach these techniques to fellows and students.
  • Performs techniques, such as:
    • mutation detection,
    • gene expression profiling,
    • chromatin immunoprecipitation,
    • DNA/RNA-protein interactions cell culture,
    • lentiviral transductions,
    • mouse models, 
    • transcriptomic analysis.
  • Assists with direct tumor collection from the operating room as required based on the specific project.
  • Performs bcl-2 homology domain (BH3) profiling of solid tumors (esophageal, mesothelioma, and lung), however, we can teach this technique.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with metabolomics with the knowledge basis to interact and work with the core facilities at BCM.
  • Experience with tumor metabolism.



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:#7121430 (Ref:14400-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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