Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7193470 (Ref:17780-en_US)

Posted: November 14, 2023

Job Description


The postdoc associate will work with the principle investigator and lead scientific research projects, involving the designing, implementation and troubleshooting of experiments, collection and interpretation of data, and writing manuscripts or abstracts to report the discoveries in the forms of journal publications or conference communications. The postdoc associate will also help train junior investigators in the group, e.g. graduate students, summer students, and other staff.

Job Duties

  • Performs literature search to identify the gap of knowledge in the field of brain control of metabolism.
  • Develops testable hypotheses and design scientific experiments to test these hypotheses.
  • Collects data, performs bioinformatic analysis of data, and generates graphic presentations of the results.
  • Composes manuscripts, abstracts, posters or PowerPoint presentations for publications or other scientific communications.
  • Provides hands on training to other lab members (e.g. graduate students, summer students and lab staff).

Minimum Qualifications

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


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:#7193470 (Ref:17780-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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