Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Neuroscience

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7159560 (Ref:16468-en_US)

Posted: July 21, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A Postdoctoral Associate position available in the lab of Dr. Benjamin Deneen. The successful applicant will join a highly dynamic research group with excellent track-record and resources in glial cell research. They will be employed to carry out advanced independent and directed research to achieve the objectives of the research project. Applicants should have expertise in molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience and mouse modeling.

Job Duties

  • Plans and conducts day-to-day experimental activities relating to assigned research projects.
  • Uses in depth knowledge of concepts to implement complex research plans, data collection, analysis and evaluation. base and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways. 
  • Adheres to experimental protocols required for project advancement.
  • Retains accurate records of research findings, along with analysis of results, in a detailed up-to-date laboratory notebook.
  • Utilizes safe laboratory protocols.
  • Presents research findings at internal meetings and conferences.
  • Contributes to scientific literature as well as research proposals and grant applications.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • The successful candidate is expected to have strong research experience in the field and have a track record of publications that demonstrate his/her abilities in essential biochemistry and molecular biology techniques and working with laboratory mice.
  • A doctoral degree in the appropriate field or discipline, or the foreign equivalent is required with prior research experience.


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.

Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on

Job posting number:#7159560 (Ref:16468-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
More jobs from this employer
Institution Website, an AmeriCareers ® service.