Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6313


The Pillon Lab is seeking a postdoctoral research associate. The lab's research program lies at the intersect of structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. The primary goal will be to elucidate the mechanisms of  gene regulation by characterizing multi-component machines responsible for RNA processing and decay.

Job Duties

Under the general guidance of the Principle Investigator:

  • Develop and apply hybrid structural biology with biochemistry to uncover the structural organization of RNA processing and decay complexes.
  • Elucidate the regulation of multi-component RNA processing machines by applying enzymology, molecular biology and cell biology.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or cell biology. 


  • Student training and mentorship.
  • Present research findings at institutional, regional, and/or national scientific meetings.
  • Maintain good communication with lab leader and members.





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