Postdoctoral Associate

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Title:  Postdoctoral Associate
Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $52,704 - $57,456
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3595


Postdoctoral position is sought for a level 4 postdoc with demonstrated experience in mouse models of disease, neurogenesis, molecular biology and aging. The Postdoctoral Associate is expected to continue work on the adult neurogenic niche and the influence of aging on neurogenesis, including age-related diseases such as depression and Alzheimer's disease. Evidence of collaborative and team work is essential. Knowledge of biology, confocal imaging, mouse husbandry, and molecular biology is essential.


Job Duties
  • Participate in research grant preparation, manuscript writing and presentation of research results at professional conferences
  • Mouse husbandry, genotyping
  • Immunohistochemistry; confocal microscopy, stereology
  • DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, cloning, Western blot analysis
  • Viral vector preps
  • Stereotactic injections into the mouse brain

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

Preferred but not required experience: Work on sleep metrics in animal models or human.

  • Must have excellent written/oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Must work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Must be highly motivated with a proven record of research accomplishments, have expertise in working with mouse models of disease, and a strong background in cell biology of hippocampal neurogenesis.
  • Please attach three professional references to your application.





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



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