Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Huffington Center on Aging
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $52,704
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3479
Job Purpose

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. Successful applicants will join a highly dynamic research group led by Dr. Wei Cao focusing on inflammation under neurodegenerative conditions.

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

The individual will work on projects funded by NIH and foundation grants on neuron-glia interaction and neuropathology in aging and Alzheimer's disease using novel mouse models and multidisciplinary approaches. Successful applicants should have expertise in neurobiology, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, and/or mouse modeling. Previous experience with flow cytometry, microscopy, or stereology is a plus. 


Job Duties
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • May establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • May supervise research staff.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.
FLSA Status






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