Title:  Postdoctoral Associate- Digital Health/Gamification

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $54,840
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13522


Are you a passionate engineer looking to make a real impact in the field of digital health? Join our dynamic team at Baylor College of Medicine, located within the Texas Medical Center, one of the world's largest medical complexes. As a translational Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in driving healthcare innovation forward. This unique postdoctoral position offers exceptional opportunities for professional growth, encouraging creativity and fostering collaboration in the fast-paced and ever-evolving fields of digital health, remote patient monitoring, and in-place care. It's not just a job – it's a chance to shape the future of healthcare!


Working within the inspiring environment of Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Medical Center, you will be immersed in a hub that promotes interdisciplinary collaboration with leading digital health industries and renowned institutions such as Rice University, VA Houston, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Additionally, you will have the privilege of engaging with our partners at Caltech, University of Southern California, University of Arizona, and University of Missouri through our nationwide consortium center, the NSF IUCRC Center to Stream HealthCare in Place (C2SHIP).


Embark on this exciting journey with us and become part of a healthcare revolution driven by digital innovation. Your expertise and passion have the power to make a significant difference.

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.
  • Assumes responsibility for 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

  • Prospective candidates are required to have earned a PhD in an engineering discipline, which could include fields such as Biomechanics, Movement Science/Kinesiology, or Electrical Engineering, with a distinct concentration on signal processing and data mining. Equally, a PhD in Computer Science, with a specific focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI), or a related field, is also acceptable.

  • Please note that it is crucial for the doctoral degree to be conferred prior to the initiation of the employment term.

  • Ideal candidates will have prior experience in key areas such as data mining, signal processing with emphasize on speech assessment, digital health, wearables, and programming.

  • A proven track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at scientific meetings is highly desirable.

    • This would illustrate the candidate's commitment to scholarly research and their ability to contribute meaningfully to our interdisciplinary team.

  • Programming skills, Datamining and Signal processing, and Digital Health experience.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.