Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7122627 (Ref:14604-en_US)

Posted: February 2, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The translational nanomedicine research lab in the Department of Surgery at BCM is looking for a highly motivated postdoc. Our research program aims to rapidly advance functional biomaterials, drug delivery and bioengineering strategies through multidisciplinary approaches. A major focus of our research group is to develop technologies that can be translated to the clinic to improve the patients’ quality of life.

Job Duties

  • Evaluates in vivo pharmacokinetics and therapeutic efficacy of the biomaterials, mico/nanoconstructs in animal models.
  • Assists other group members with animal surgeries and data analysis.
  • Maintains animal ordering, procurement, and animal colony management.
  • Participates in proposal writing and manuscript preparation.
  • Assists in the day to day lab management and organization.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a similar discipline.
  • Experience in in vivo pharmacokinetics, developing mouse and rat models for injury and pain is required.
  • Under guidance from the principal investigator, in collaboration physicians and outside companies, and in cooperation with multiple laboratory members and students, the successful applicant will be responsible for driving one or multiple research projects with potential for individual professional growth. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic and willing to take on innovative experiments studying human and mouse tumor samples in relation to pro-neoplastic pathways that contribute to cancer promotion.



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:#7122627 (Ref:14604-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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