Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Molecular and Cell Biology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9925


Dr. Jason Lee in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking a postdoctoral associate who will work on independent and collaborative projects, and who will contribute to the vibrant and team-oriented laboratory environment. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on understanding how and why contact sites form between membrane-bound organelles and mRNA-protein condensates in health and disease. 

Dr. Lee is seeking new postdoctoral associates with research experience in membrane-bound organelles, such as the endoplasmic reticulum, mRNA-protein condensates, live-cell microscopy, RNA-seq, neuroscience, cancer, and/or viral trafficking. 
The postdoctoral associate, under the mentoring of Dr. Lee, will be the person to perform all experiments to achieve the goal of their project(s). 



Job Duties

  • Responsible for setting lab standards by selecting, evaluating, conceptualizing and applying common and novel techniques used in biomedical research; such as cell culture, live-cell and immunofluorescence microscopy, molecular biology, RNA seq library preparation, etc.
  • Designs, optimizes and executes experiments to answer questions related to research projects, and to publish experimental results and interpretations.
  • Communicates their findings with other scientists at scientific meetings.
  • Other duties include;
    • Live-cell Microscopy
    • Immunofluorescence
    • Cell fractionation
    • Programming skills
    • RNA seq
    • Immunoprecipitation, Immunoblots
    • Cloning, CRISPR 
    • Cell culture, pipetting
    • Scientific writing and communication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD and/or MD in Cell biology, Molecular biology, Biochemistry/Biophysics.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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