Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7159775 (Ref:16603-en_US)

Posted: July 22, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section in the Department of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join Dr. Wu's clinical research group at the Airways Clinical Research Center. Postdoctoral Associates are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts clinical research studies that involve human subjects.
  • Develops, revises, and maintains research protocols, standard operating procedures, and manual of operations.
  • Maintains certification and credentials necessary for human subjects research.
  • Liaises with study sponsors, regulatory officials, and patient-facing clinical services.
  • Collects data in a reproducible and rigorous way.
  • Summarizes research results for publication.
  • Presents results at academic conferences. 
  • Assists with grant preparation.
  • Recruits and communicates with research participants.
  • Performs specialized testing of pulmonary function, including spirometry, oscillometry, and bronchoprovocation.
  • Performs phlebotomy and basic laboratory procedures, such as centrifuge operation and micropipetting. 
  • Administers study questionnaires.
  • Enters study results into structured databases and perform data quality checks within the same.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish language fluency strongly preferred.
  • Willingly cooperates and works towards solutions which generally benefit all involved parties; works together with others to accomplish company objectives; promotes collaboration and partnerships.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of internal and/or external customer needs, both current and future; addresses complaints, makes realistic commitments, and effectively communicates needs.
  • Maintains channels of communication; effectively provides verbal communication and exhibits good listening skills; provides concise, complete, and professional information.


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:#7159775 (Ref:16603-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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