Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Molecular and Human Genetics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $53,760 - $54,540
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6674


One postdoctoral position is available in the Zong lab in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  The researcher is expected to learn and perform single-cell sequencing experiment to characterize tumor heterogeneity including tumor micro-environment and immune landscape in tumor initiation and development of pancreatic cancer.  By identifying potential driving players, the researcher is expected to perform the mechanistic characterization and verification using both in vitro and ex vivo models. This position will focus on development of mice model, single cell sequencing and the in vitro and ex vivo based experiments.


The researcher will have the opportunities of participating in various single cell assay developments and applying the advanced assays including high-throughput single-cell RNA-seq, ATAC-seq and WGS into cancer research. 


Candidates with cancer biology and single-cell sequencing experience are preferred.

Job Duties

  • Develops mice model, single cell sequencing and the in vitro and ex vivo based experiments.
  • 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

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in biology.
  • Cancer biology and single-cell sequencing experience.





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