Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $53,760 - $54,540
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7698


Baylor College of Medicine is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Associate to conduct original research in vaccinology to prevent and end bacterial infections associated with drug-resistant bacteria. This is a moon-shot, high reward project using the latest computational and molecular approaches to identify ideal vaccine targets that will be tested in cellular, organoid, and animal models with clinical trials anticipated in 2-4 years.  The ideal candidate will have substantial knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry, demonstrated success as a recent PhD graduate, creative out-of-the box thinking, and willingness to join and work with a large, highly collaborative research team exploring everything from phage therapeutics, small molecule drug discovery, and new vaccine paradigms to combat the growing antibiotic resistance problem. 

Job Duties

  • Generate new experimental paradigms; be able to design controlled experiments
  • Analyze molecular data including computational tools associated with sequence information and protein antigen design
  • Be up-to-date with the latest literature; participate in group meetings to discuss findings
  • Write scientific manuscripts and grants
  • Present one's research results and conferences 

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D in Basic Science, Molecular Biology, Protein Biochemistry, Bacteriology/Microbiology.
  • No experience required.





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