Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)

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

Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)
Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9388

Summary

The applicant must have a Ph. D degree with experience in the structural biology related techniques such as cloning, protein purification and expression, X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM, along with complementary biophysical, biochemical and computational methods to analyze proteins, protein-ligand complexes and viral capsids.  Applicant will participate in the ongoing structural biology projects on virus and viral proteins, and drug discovery using X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM and complimentary biophysical/biochemical/computational techniques.  The applicant will also have exposure and training in various aspects virus replication and pathogenesis.ms of  gene regulation by characterizing multi-component machines responsible for RNA processing and decay.


Job Duties
  • Develops and apply structural biology techniques with biochemistry to understand structural and mechanistic biology of various steps governing virus replication.  
  • Elucidates mechanisms of neutralization of virus infection by human antibodies elucidate.
  • Coordinates collaborations with other laboratories. 
  • Assists with graduate student training and mentorship.
  • Presents research findings at institutional, regional, and/or national scientific meetings.
  • Maintains good communication with lab leader and members.
     

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD preferred.
  • Structural biology related techniques such as cloning, protein purification and expression, X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM, along with complementary biophysical, biochemical and computational methods to analyze proteins, protein-ligand complexes and viral capsids.

 

 

 

 

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

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