Postdoctoral Associate- Cardiac Regeneration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7227965 (Ref:18792-en_US)

Posted: March 13, 2024

Job Description


The primary functions of this position involve design, execution and control of laboratory research studies under the direction of the principal investigator. Candidates for this position should have a strong background in molecular biology, histological analysis and culturing human iPS-derived cardiomyocytes is desired. Individuals with experience in cardiac physiology are also strongly encouraged to apply. The main responsibilities of this position will be to develop, design, and conduct experiments related to the mission of the lab, collect and analyze data, and assist in the preparation of research manuscripts and presentations for publication and conferences. Further responsibilities will include training of laboratory professionals and students, development, and revision of existing research methodologies, and critical analyses of relevant literature. The candidate will also be responsible for the general maintenance and operation of laboratory equipment, as well as troubleshooting instruments and protocols as necessary. Attention to detail and strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills are a must.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of laboratory experience preferably in cardiac physiology. Experience in bioengineering and biomaterial is preferred.



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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