Title:  Postdoctoral Associate-Obesity and Cardiovascular

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $60,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11437


A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Research, at Baylor College of Medicine to join in NIH-funded research projects on immunometabolism in obesity and cardiovascular research. The projects focus on immune cell activation and related signaling pathways in blood, atherosclerotic lesions, adipose tissue and other metabolic tissues with obesity and/or dyslipidemia, and their role in the development of diabetes and atherosclerosis. The projects involve techniques related (but not limited) to small animals (mice), human specimens, tissue culture, flow cytometry, histology and cell and molecular biology including single cell sequencing technologies. 

Job Duties

  • Designs and conducts hypothesis or discovery-based experiments. 
  • Prepares manuscripts with opportunity to publish research papers in peer-reviewed journals while developing own research career. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD and/or MD degree obtained in recent years,
  • Biomedical research experience and expertise, and high motivation and dedication to biomedical research related to the described fields.
  • Expertise with data analysis of large datasets including computational analysis of single cell datasets.
  • Experience working with:
    • mice,
    • human specimens,
    • tissue culture,
    • flow cytometry,
    • histology,
    • cell and molecular biology, including single cell sequencing technologies. 



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