Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $53,076
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3839
Job Purpose

This individual will serve the Department of Pathology & Immunology and its research mission at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH). This person will participate in funded research projects and assist the laboratory in obtaining additional funding. This individual will design and conduct experiments in areas of microbiome, bile acids and nutrition effects on gastrointestinal function and host metabolism.  This individual will develop strategies for studying infectious disease contributions, including COVID-19, to human health or disease in the context of human antibiotic-associated disease and post-infectious bowel dysfunction.  This individual will perform post-infectious gastrointestinal physiology studies, linking omics data analysis and collection, and should be proficient in research methods centered in the intestine.
This individual will present data at local and national meetings, mentor graduate students, and serve as co-author on publications. In addition to adhering to the policies set forth by TCH and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), the person must understand and act on the need for discretion due to the sensitive nature of research involved. This person will report to Tor Savidge, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator) and will be based in the Feigin Tower at TCH. 

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
  • Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications

A strong background in diet and gastrointestinal physiology is highly desirable. Applicants with previous experience in mass spectrometry of microbial-modified metabolites will be favorably considered.





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