Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Per NIH Guidelines
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  18201


The Aortic Disease Research Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral associate to study the molecular mechanisms of vascular injury, repair, and remodeling during aortic disease development. Our lab leads translational research projects that use state-of-the-art techniques and advanced animal models. We provide our trainees with an exceptional platform for career development.

Job Duties

  • Generates tissue specific gene knockout mice and perform simple surgical procedures.
  • Analyzes human and animal tissue samples (e.g. histological analysis, immunostaining, western blotting, RT- PCR, single cell RNA sequencing, and single cell ATAC sequencing)
  • Performs molecular and cell biology experiments.
  • Presents findings at national and international meetings and prepare manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in molecular biology or cardiovascular research.
  • Candidates with a strong work ethic, experience in molecular biology or cardiovascular research, and good communication skills are encouraged to apply.



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