Title:  Postdoctoral Associate- Biophysics

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $63,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11680


The Wensel Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics. 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 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.
  • Prepares publications describing results.
  • Assists 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

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



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