Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Huffington Center on Aging
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $54,835
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11428


A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Hui Zheng in the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. The successful applicant will join a highly dynamic research group with excellent track-record and rich resources in both basic and translational research on Alzheimer’s disease. The individual will work on projects funded by multiple NIH grants, including but not limited to lysosome regulation, lipid metabolism, and neuroinflammation, using novel mouse models and multidisciplinary approaches. Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree with expertise in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience and mouse modeling. Examples of recent publications include Litvinchuk et al., Neuron 2018; Xu et al., Mol. Psych. 2020; Ghosh et al., Sci. Transl. Med. 2020; Propson et al., J. Clin. Inv. 2021 and Xu et al., PNAS 2021.  


Baylor College of Medicine is a leading biomedical research institute and an equal opportunity employer located in the heart of Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The academic and collaborative environment is excellent. Competitive salary and fringe benefits will be offered.  Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of research interests, a CV, and a list of at least 3 references to Dr. Hui Zheng via email at huiz@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 publishes results in research journals. 
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

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



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.