Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $57,000 - $63,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5592

Job Purpose

The Tsai/Lee laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow position at Baylor College of Medicine to investigate the mechanism, and function of ATP-dependent protein quality control machines and stress-response proteins (Cell Rep. 2019; J. Mol. Biol. 2019; eLife 2020; Nat. Commun. in press). This is a full-time research position.

Job Duties

  • Plan, direct and conduct specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluate and analyze data.
  • Establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarize research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervise research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

For protein biochemists:
Experience with recombinant protein expression and purification (IEX, HIC, SEC).
Experience with FP, BLI, ITC, or SPR to determined binding parameters.
Experience with conducting enzyme assays.

For structural biologists:
Experience with recombinant protein expression and purification by column chromatography..
Experience with protein crystallography or cryoEM.
Experience with analyzing protein structure and function, incl. site-directed mutagenesis.

For molecular/cell biologists:
Experience with molecular cloning..
Experience with mammalian cell and tissue culture, incl. Western Blots and co-immunoprecipitation.
Prior experience of  working with a mode organism (bacteria, yeast, or worms).





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