Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Research

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7160490 (Ref:16647-en_US)

Posted: July 28, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The position is for a researcher who can interface with the bench aspects of the research program related to the various grant projects. Technical skills in the laboratory is essential. The post doc will work on biomarkers for colon cancer, myokine work, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Aside from basic biological and research related insights and data analytic skills, expertise or ability to learn rapidly techniques including RT-PCR, cell culture, Western blot, and immunohistochemistry. Primary responsibilities include but not limited to analyzing lab data (ie myokine, cell culture, SA1, PDL1, arsenic work, EGFR, cancer research). The candidate will be working in a collaborative environment with Dr. Roy and the lab group.

Job Duties

  • Works with the PI, Dr. Hemant Roy, for hypothesis development and experimental design.
  • Performs relevant literature review relating to the laboratory's goals.
  • Assists the PI with data or information for grant and manuscript submissions.
  • Performs bench experiments related to Dr. Roy's goals for the research program.
  • Collaborates with PI and research staff in the preparation of peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, abstract submissions and poster presentations.
  • Performs data analysis.
  • Collaborates with team to accomplish scientific goals using knowledge, creativity and novel approaches to solving scientific problems.
  • Initiates and participates in the design, execution and evaluation of innovative experimental protocols using cells, arrays, tissues and animal models Independently conduct a variety of experiments using a variety of novel techniques and equipment.
  • Assists the PI with publications' experimental design and scientific approaches.
  • Assists with writing publications.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in translational research and basic laboratory and biological knowledge.


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:#7160490 (Ref:16647-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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