Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6460


The Postdoctoral Associate are trainees working in an apprenticeship capacity in preparation for a career as a scientific professional. This project is to develop a novel next-generation disease-targeted anti-angiogenic therapy with multiple indications to treat diabetic retinopathy, neovascular age-related macular degeneration, retinopathy of prematurity and cancer. The research activities involve in injections into animal eyes, dissection of the retina and examination of animal eyes. Candidate must have previous experience in animal research, such injection and dissection of the eye OR other organs. We will provide additional training of eye research in animals. Candidates will also participate in disease mechanistic research and screening of additional novel therapeutic targets. The ultimate goal is to develop a novel drug therapy to treat ocular vascular diseases.  


Department of Ophthalmology (bcm.edu)


Ophthalmology Lab (bcm.edu)

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Is responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.


The following research activities wil be performed: 

  • Animal research, including injections, in vivo analyses, etc. - 50%
  • Manage mice colony to include husbandry, etc. - 45%
  • Organize lab, review inventor and order supplies - 5%

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experince required.





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