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Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Pathology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $53,076 - $55,596
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5505

Summary

The Center for Drug Discovery (https://www.bcm.edu/research/centers/drug-discovery) is a strategic research center established at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. We are seeking highly-motivated, organized and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellows contributing to the research in the study of the chemical features that facilitate passage across the blood-testis barrier using animal model and LC-MS-based approaches and Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS). The center is well equipped with UHPLC-Q Exactive MS, MALDI-IMS and Thermo Quintus (triple quadruple) instruments to conduct LC-MS-based untargeted and targeted metabolomics. Analysis of uptake data for many highly diverse chemical structures will yield predictive rules to inform the development of male contraceptives and other drugs that must accumulate in the male genital tract.
 

Job Purpose

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

Job Duties

  • Plan, design and conduct animal experiments, especially on drug metabolism & tissue distribution.
  • LC-MS method development and sample preparation, and data analysis.
  • Perform cytotoxicity assays
  • Document and interpret results of experiments and report to principal investigators.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Help to write and prepare manuscripts
  • Oversee the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
  • Position may supervise students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: MD or Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Education: Doctoral degree in pharmacology, toxicology or a related Biomedical Science discipline.
  • Experience in IMS method development and sample preparation, and data analysis.
  • Plan, design and conduct animal experiments, especially on drug metabolism & tissue distribution using IMS methods.
  • Prior experience with metabolomics.
  • Have experience in IMS method development and sample preparation, and data analysis.
  • Plan, design and conduct animal experiments, especially on drug metabolism & tissue distribution using IMS methods.

 

 

 

 

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

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