Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Stem Cell Biology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7121650 (Ref:14374-en_US)

Posted: January 20, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Applicants are needed for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. The successful candidate will design and lead the project aimed to elucidate how blood forming stem cells acrue mutations to cause a premalignant state in vivo. The candidate will perform flow cytometry, bone marrow transplantation, and histological analyses, in addition to general molecular biological techniques to study leukemia. The candidate will also work with the PI to prepare the manuscript.

Job Duties

  • Performs bone marrow transplantation, flow cytometry, genomics profiling, transcriptomics profiling, and other molecular biology experiments.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and records the results.
  • Reviews the literature, summarize the experimental results, and prepares drafts of the manuscript.
  • Prepares presentation slides and presents the results to the lab and to the scientific community.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree and have excellent training in cell biology and molecular biology.
  • A strong training background in stem cell biology and/or cancer biology is highly desirable.
  • Candidates who wish to step in stem cell biology with strong bioinformatics or systems biology background is also encouraged to apply.



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:#7121650 (Ref:14374-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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