Postdoctoral Associate- Single- Cell and Data Science

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7219523 (Ref:18519-en_US)

Posted: February 21, 2024

Job Description


The position is intended for Computer Science, Computational Biology, or life science graduates transitioning to a data science and bioinformatics career.  The successful candidate will receive training in analyses of single-cell and bulk-tissue multi-omics data and be expected to participate in multiple projects involving design, implementation and integration of large-scale datasets and data processing pipelines.

Job Duties

  • Analyzes single cell RNA-Sequencing, single cell ATAC-Seq, CITE-Seq, as well as bulk RNA-Seq, Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Lipidomics datasets, generated from brains of HIV patient cohorts with rich clinical data.
  • Conducts advanced modeling of cognitive ability scores using approaches that include generalized linear models and deep learning. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in epigenetics or gene regulation is a plus, and experience with statistical analysis tools such as R or Python is recommended (successful candidates will be expected to pass a basic programming test in Python).  
  • Candidates must have a  Ph.D. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or biology, as well as a strong background in statistics, and familiarity with large data sets such as proteomics or sequencing.
  • Must be highly proficient in spreadsheets and generating reports.
  • Excellent communication skills is a plus.



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:#7219523 (Ref:18519-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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