Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7221374 (Ref:18635-en_US)

Posted: February 27, 2024

Job Description


The Yong Li Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented postdoc candidates to work on Cancer Biology and Therapy. The positions will apply molecular, cellular, genetic, and immunological approaches to understand the mechanisms of cancer predisposition, initiation, and progression and to develop agents (compounds, antibodies, and vaccines).

The postdocs will function independently to develop therapeutic agents against mutant p53 and other oncoproteins using artificial intelligence, monoclonal antibodies, and DNA vaccines.  The positions offer a unique team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training, and career development.

Job Duties

  • Performs molecular and cell biology experiments such as cloning, cell culture, molecular analyses of genetic variants, flow cytometry, single-cell RNA sequencing, histology, imaging, Western blotting, and mouse models.

  • Analyzes data and prepares manuscripts and presentations at local, national, and international conferences.

  • Contributes as needed to the training of laboratory personnel, research technicians, clinical fellows, and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in cancer-related experiments such as molecular and cellular assays, genetics and genomics, and mouse models.
  • A strong record of peer-reviewed publications in biomedical research.



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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