Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7192435 (Ref:17679-en_US)

Posted: November 10, 2023

Job Description


This individual will serve the Department of Pathology & Immunology and its clinical, academic, and research missions at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH). This individual will provide, in conjunction with the Medical Directors, clinical service and conduct research in the area of medical microbiology and train in areas of microbiology, virology, infectious disease serology, molecular microbiology and pathology in the clinical laboratories.

Job Duties

  • Presents data at local and national meetings.
  • Supervises residents and medical students.
  • Serves as co-author on publications.
  • Understands and acts on the need for discretion due to the sensitive nature of research involved.
  • It is expected that this person will complete the 2-year CPEP-accredited training program at TCH- and Baylor-affiliated hospitals and take the Medical and Public Health Microbiology board certification examination from the American Board of Medical Microbiology.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral degree (e.g. Dr.P.H., D.Sc., D.O., D.V.M.) with training in microbiology, molecular biology, or a related discipline.
  • Strong applicants would be those with prior experience in medical or public health microbiology, a scholarly record in peer-reviewed journals, excellent communication and writing skills, and an interest in conducting applied research in clinical microbiology.


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:#7192435 (Ref:17679-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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