Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Institute for Clinical and Translational
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commiserate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13405


The Cheng Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in Cancer Genomics and Immunology. The position offers an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training, and career development.  For more information regarding our lab, please visit https://www.bcm.edu/research/faculty-labs/chao-cheng-lab.


Baylor College of Medicine is located at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world and provides an ideal environment for scientific and clinical research.

Job Duties

  • Develops and/or applies computational approaches to understand the mechanism of cancer development, progression, metastasis, and prognosis. 
  • Collaborates closely with experimental biologists and clinicians. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, or a related field (e.g. statistics, computer science, or
    quantitative biology)
  • Experience in the application and development of computational methods/tools or machine learning algorithms.
  • Good computer programming skills in R/Matlab/Perl/Python.
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology, genomics, and epigenetics.
  • Experience in next-generation sequencing data and scRNA-seq data.



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.