Research Associate - Surgery - Chairman's Office (90002111)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087920 (Ref:9105-en_US)

Posted: October 26, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Division of Surgical Oncology has an open position for an enthusiastic Research Associate to join the research group of Prof. Livia Schiavinato Eberlin. The Research Associate will be involved in research focused on developing and applying mass spectrometry technologies to clinical and cancer research. The Research Associate will be expected to manage research projects involving clinical studies and collaborations at the Texas medical center. The Research Associate is expected to design and perform experiments using mass spectrometry and mass spectrometry imaging techniques. This position involves day to day research activities, including data collection, data evaluation, documentation, organization, and scientific writing. Will also supervise other research staff including postdoctoral fellows and graduate Research Assistants.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts advanced research experiments using mass spectrometry. 
  • Evaluates and analyzes mass spectrometry data. 
  • Performs statistical analysis. 
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures. 
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals. 
  • Assists with grant proposal writing and progress reports. 
  • Assists with laboratory operations. 
  • Supports supervision of research staff including postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. 
  • Assists the principal investigator in maintaining and conducting research activities in the laboratory.
  • Works in research projects involving the use of mass spectrometry and mass spectrometry imaging in biomedical and cancer research.
  • Performs experiments using mass spectrometry instrumentation, as well as data and statistical analysis.
  • Leads clinical studies and participate in research involving human subjects.
  • Interacts directly with clinicians, surgeons, and pathologists to fulfill the aims of the research projects. 

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

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Postdoctoral experience in mass spectrometry applied to clinical research.
  • Experience with ambient ionization mass spectrometry and/or mass spectrometry imaging is desirable.  





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:#7087920 (Ref:9105-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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