Postdoctoral Associate

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Title:  Postdoctoral Associate
Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $62,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3596

Job Duties

The Yong Li Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Cancer Biology and Therapy. The positions will be involved in the development and application of molecular, cellular, and genetic approaches to understand the mechanisms of cancer predisposition, initiation, progression, and response to treatment.
 
Job Purpose
The postdocs will function independently to investigate the underlying biology of cancer, develop neoantigen-based vaccines and engineered T-cells, screen drugs against lymphoma, myeloma, and solid tumors, and collaborate closely with computational biologists and clinicians. The positions offer an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training and career development.
 
 
Job Duties
Perform molecular and cell biology experiments such as cloning, molecular analyses of genetic variants, site-directed mutagenesis, next generation sequencing, histology, microscopy, flow cytometry, plasmid isolation, real time RT-PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, transfections, Western blotting, etc.
Analyze data and prepare manuscripts and presentations at local, national, and international conferences.
Contribute as needed to the training of laboratory personnel, research technicians, clinical fellows, and graduate students.
 
 


Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

• PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Immunology, or a related biomedical field.
• Extensive experiences in cancer-related experiments such as molecular cellular assays, genetics and genomics, and/or mouse models.
• A strong record of peer-reviewed publications in cancer.
• Knowledge of genomics and cancer immunology.


 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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