Postdoctoral Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Title:  Postdoctoral Associate
Division:  Center for Gene Therapy
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $50,004
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2670

Job Purpose

We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows who are interested in developing and applying novel molecular technologies to study cancer stem cells in tumors.
 


Job Duties
  • Investigate cellular properties of stem cells in development and tumorigenesis.
  • Develop and use novel and advanced biological approaches, and genetically-engineered mouse models to uncover genetic and epigenetic alterations in cancer initiating cells in order to understand mechanisms underlying tumor initiation, progression, and metastasis.
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluate and analyze data.
  • Establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarize research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • May supervise research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Experience: None required.


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. or M.D. degree and experience in stem cell biology and molecular/cellular biology.

Significant experience with mammalian tissue culture, molecular biology and genomics techniques (cloning, RNA-seq, ChIP, Bioinformatics.). Previous work with mouse models of human diseases, cancer biology, cellular/molecular biology and/or mouse embryology is preferred.


FLSA Status

Exempt


 

 

 

 

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

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