Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $50,004
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  1785
Summary

The individual will design and conduct biomedical research focused on epigenomic regulation of metabolism and cognitive functions. The individual will use different approaches such as genetic animal models, recombinant viral vectors, molecular biology, and physiology. The individual will have opportunities to select and develop specific projects, acquire new skills, and present in conferences.

Job Responsibilities

Studies will be focused on nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional corepressors, and histone deacetylases in obesity, diabetes, autism, and neurodegenerative diseases. Approaches include genetic animal models, recombinant viral vectors, molecular biology, metabolomics, physiology, and animal behavior tests. The selected candidate will have opportunity to select and develop specific projects, acquire new skills, participate in grant writing, and participate in seminars including presenting at national conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Experience: None required.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in epigenetics, metabolism, neuroscience, bioinformatics, or mouse model.  Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from different backgrounds. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Desired expertise includes biochemistry and molecular biology skills.

Other

Attach cover letter, CV and 3 reference contact information to application in order to be considered for position.

 

 

 

 

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

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