Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7180969 (Ref:17218-en_US)

Posted: September 21, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The position will involve research in the area of Neuroscience. Studies will investigate neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders. Research will involve the use of mouse models taking advantage of tools in anatomy, neuropathology, genetics, molecular biology, behavior, electrophysiology, and neuromodulation. The overall goal is to understand how brain circuits develop, function, and deteriorate in disease and to test therapeutic strategies to repair circuits.

Job Duties

  • Assists in carrying out bench research in the areas of neuroscience, neuropathology, genetics, molecular biology, behavior, electrophysiology, and neuromodulation.
  • Collects and curates data in Excel worksheets and carry out analysis using software, such as Prism and Matlab.
  • Creates data presentations to be delivered locally, nationally, and internationally at lab meetings and conferences.
  • Assists in analyzing and assembling data for peer review publications.
  • Assists in preparing publications for submission to peer review journals.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • The best candidates will have acquired a PhD (or equivalent degree such as a DPhil) in neuroscience or a related field such as neurobiology, genetics, and developmental biology. A PhD or DPhil in the areas of mathematics and engineering will also be considered if the candidate has received some formal training in bench biology.


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:#7180969 (Ref:17218-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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