Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7126661 (Ref:14905-en_US)

Posted: February 27, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The postdoctoral associate will be in charge of their own research project that is relevant to the lab's studies on maternal diabetes, pancreatic cancer, and/or neural tube defects. This will likely be an offshoot of an extant lab member's project. They will work heavily with mice and/or cells, sequencing, bioinformatics, and microscopy, but in general will be independent in choosing the methods by which to perform their experiments. They will report weekly to the P.I. and about once a month to the lab on their progress towards their research goal(s).

Job Duties

  • Performs in vivo and in vitro experiments.
  • Maintains mouse colonies and/or cell lines.
  • Conducts genotyping on mouse colonies and/or cell lines.
  • Euthanizes mice.
  • Collects murine tissues (including embryos) and performs murine surgery.
  • Performs experiments with chick eggs are also possible.
  • Uses cell and/or murine tissue for experiments.
  • Processes collected murine tissues and/or cells.
  • Performs immunofluorescent staining on murine tissues and/or cells and performs Western blots on murine tissues and/or cells.
  • Conducts imaging via fluorescence and/or confocal microscopy, sequencing murine tissues.
  • Performs flow cytometry.

Minimum Qualifications

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



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:#7126661 (Ref:14905-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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