Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7121649 (Ref:14484-en_US)

Posted: January 20, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy is seeking a post-doctoral associate with interests in studying adoptive cell therapies to target solid tumors. Specifically the candidate will work on targeting lung tumors and the associated stroma through novel glycan patterns with chimeric antigen receptor T cells. The candidate is expected to plan, direct, and conduct specialized and advanced research experiments, to evaluate and analyze data, and to summarize research findings for publication. The laboratory provides a rich training environment and collaborative philosophy.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals.
  • Contributes to training of other lab members, when appropriate.
  • Independently applies their previous training to new projects.
  • Takes responsibility for learning new techniques needed for their research.
  • Uses an electronic lab notebook to keep an up-to-date record of their work.
  • Regularly presents their work in lab meetings. 
  • Completes animal work.
  • Contributes to other lab members work.
  • Helps to maintain cleanliness and general maintenance of the lab.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate well, including oral and written communication.
  • Good people skills.



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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