Research Associate - Pediatrics - Nutrition (90002446)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7086348 (Ref:8834-en_US)

Posted: September 29, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The research associate will work with the principle investigator and lead scientific research projects, involving the designing, implementation and troubleshooting of experiments, collection and interpretation of data, and writing manuscripts or abstracts to report the discoveries in the forms of journal publications or conference communications. The research associate will also help train junior investigators in the group, e.g. graduate students, summer students, and other staff.

Job Duties

  • Perform literature search to identify the gap of knowledge in the field of brain control of metabolism.
  • Develop testable hypotheses and design scientific experiments to test these hypotheses.
  • Collect data, perform analysis of data, and generate graphic presentations of the results.
  • Compose manuscripts, abstracts, posters or PowerPoint presentations for publications or other scientific communications.
  • Provide hands on training to other lab members (e.g. graduate students, summer students and lab staff).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Basic Science or a related field.  Experience in lieu of degree will not be accepted.
  • Three years of relevant experience typically as a Research Assistant, Research Technician or Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in path clamp electrophysiology 





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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Job posting number:#7086348 (Ref:8834-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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