Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7162461 (Ref:16932-en_US)

Posted: August 19, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A postdoc position in biochemistry is available in Dr. Jin Wang’s group in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). We are particularly interested in candidates with experience working in the  ubiquitin-proteosome pathway.
BCM is located in the world largest medical center and has access to enormous biomedical resources. The research in the Wang lab is highly interdisciplinary and translational. The Wang lab has both chemistry and biology operations and is well-funded with multiple NIH grants, and government and industry sponsored research contracts.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry or cell biology or related fields.
  • It is preferable that the candidate has experience working in the ubiquitin-proteosome pathway.
  • The candidate should have at least one first authored publication in an internationally recognized journal. 
  • The candidate should be motivated, independent, creative, and energetic, and willing to step out of his/her comfort zone to learn new techniques and knowledge in chemistry.


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:#7162461 (Ref:16932-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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