Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7219524 (Ref:18596-en_US)

Posted: February 21, 2024

Job Description


The postdoc will be working in collaboration with the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) to tackle the diagnosis of rare neurological diseases using the fruit fly as a model organism. The UDN physicians identify variants based on sequencing information from patients. The corresponding homologs are then studied in the fruit fly to uncover novel disease-causing genes. Postdoc will focus on genes which unknown function and are associated with human diseases. The postdoc's work will help us uncover new rare genetic human diseases as well as the underlying mechanisms.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD is required.



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:#7219524 (Ref:18596-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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