Postdoctoral Associate- Plant - Pediatrics - Nutrition (90002446)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7089949 (Ref:9553-en_US)

Posted: December 1, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Postdoctoral Associate must be proficient in molecular biology- particularly cloning.  The individual must be willing to learn to  grow/genotype and phenotype Arabidopsis lines; have some exposure with confocal microscopy and bioinformatics.  Must have experience with genetic analysis.  The candidate should be willing to do mouse husbandry and animal feeding studies- experience with animals not required. Candidate should be a capable of working with a group and participating in group projects.

Job Duties

  • Performs cloning and transformation of bacteria, yeast and plants.  
  • Assists with tissue culture experiments.  
  • Performs animal feeding studies.
  • Assists with lab ordering, lab cleaning and general organization activities.
  • Keeps good notes and documents all work.  
  • Trains junior level scientists.
  • Light lifting, cleaning and equipment maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have exposure and some experience with RNA seq and proteomic analysis.  



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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:#7089949 (Ref:9553-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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