Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7204525 (Ref:18180-en_US)

Posted: January 5, 2024

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine is part of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center located in Houston, Texas, which offers a highly interactive environment and a strong infrastructure for research and career development. We are seeking highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral fellows with expertise in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology experience to join the Center for Drug Discovery in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. Our central vision is to improve the therapeutic options for diseases by developing a multidisciplinary team including academic and industrial drug discovery experts. The team, led by scientists with reproductive, genetics, biochemistry and drug discovery experience in academia and the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, is looking to recruit a highly motivated, skilled and career-oriented biochemist, molecular biologist, or geneticist.

Job Duties

  • Develops and characterizes cellular models relevant to reproductive biology.
  • Studies small molecule inhibitor therapeutics on various cell interactions.
  • Participates in early stage drug discovery in collaboration with scientists within the academic community, with a goal of bringing new treatments to patients with unmet medical needs.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in immunology, reproductive biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related discipline.
  • Published evidence of experience with cell and/or tissue culture techniques.
  • Laboratory skills with molecular biology and genomics data collection, analysis, interpretation.
  • Experience with immune cells obtained from mouse models (naïve or mouse knockouts).
  • A strong track record with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • >3 years of hands-on laboratory experience in immunology, reproductive biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related discipline and/or a related field and a track record of quality publications and/or patents in these areas.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: protein production and purification, molecular biology and vector construction, next generation sequencing technologies and data analysis, CRISPR/Cas9, and/or generation and analysis of mouse knockouts. 



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:#7204525 (Ref:18180-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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