Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $59,100
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  1873
Job Purpose

Postdoctoral Associates are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional.

Job Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Li Laboratory within the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Research at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Li's research lab focuses on the role of inflammation signaling and microRNA regulations in cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure. The lab currently has multiple projects investigating novel molecular mechanisms causing atrial fibrillation, metabolism disorder-related cardiomyopathy and cardiac arrhythmias. The lab utilizes multi-disciplinary approaches including molecular cloning, biochemistry, electrophysiology, and phenotyping in transgenic mouse models.

 The postdoctoral fellow duties will include but are not limited to: organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of new methods, testing and data collection, analysis and interpretation of data, writing detailed scientific reports, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The candidate will be expected to possess superior communication skills and present their research findings on a regular basis to both peers within the center and at national and international meetings. No teaching will be required of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Experience: None required.





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