Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7142718 (Ref:15629-en_US)

Posted: April 29, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A postdoctoral position is available in the Zong lab in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. This position will focus on the development of mice models, single-cell sequencing, and the in vitro and ex vivo based experiments.

The researcher will have the opportunity to participate in various single-cell assay developments and apply the advanced assays including high-throughput single-cell RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, and WGS into cancer research. 

Job Duties

  • Performs single-cell sequencing experiments to characterize tumor heterogeneity including tumor micro-environment and immune landscape in tumor initiation and development.
  • Performs mechanistic characterization and verification using both in vitro and ex vivo models.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cancer biology and mouse models.



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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