Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD)

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7821


The Division of Surgical Oncology is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD). Postdoctoral research fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional. Under this role, the postdoctoral researchers will work in research projects involving the use of mass spectrometry and mass spectrometry imaging in biomedical and cancer research. The postdoctoral research fellow is expected to be able to perform experiments using mass spectrometry instrumentation, as well as data and statistical analysis. The fellow is also expected to lead clinical studies and participate in research involving human subjects. Additional responsibilities include interacting directly with clinicians, surgeons, and pathologists to fulfill the aims of the research projects.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts advanced research experiments using mass spectrometry. 
  • Evaluates and analyzes mass spectrometry data. 
  • Performs statistical analysis. 
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals.
  • Assists with grant proposal writing and progress reports.
  • Assists with laboratory operations.
  • Supports supervision of research staff including graduate and undergraduate students. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in mass spectrometry.
  • Experience with ambient ionization mass spectrometry and/or mass spectrometry imaging is desirable.





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