Title:  Postdoctoral Associate- Biophysics

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Per NIH Guidelines
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  15618


A Postdoctoral Position in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics is available in The Wensel Laboratory, located in the Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 


Projects available include membrane protein structure determination by cryo-EM, cryo-electron tomography and superresolution fluorescence imaging of neurons and ciliated epithelia, and methods development in all of these areas. 

Job Duties

  • Carries out independent research projects on molecular and cellular structural biophysics of membranes, cilia and membrane proteins under mentorship of P.I.
  • Plans and conducts experiments, analyzes data, and prepares publications describing results.
  • Helps in training and mentoring of lab personnel, including graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Maintains good communication with lab leader and members.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physics, any field of Biology, or Chemistry.
  • Demonstrated research productivity through publications.



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