Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow -PhD

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Kirby Office, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $52,704
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  4317

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is offering an innovative full-time primary care research fellowship to doctoral students, including those with non-clinical research degrees. This fellowship features a two-year core curriculum, emphasizes multidisciplinary team-based mentoring, and offers a diverse spectrum of primary care research opportunities. An optional third year will be available to fellows who desire further expertise and preparation in a certain field or area of primary care research (e.g., cost-effectiveness analysis). 

Job Purpose

Postdoctoral research fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional.

Job Duties
  • Fellows will complete applied research projects, prepare and submit scholarly articles, attend scientific networking workshops/conferences, and write grants for extramural funding with the assistance of a faculty mentoring team.
  • Additionally, fellows will attend weekly didactic and applied sessions as part of their core curriculum, as well as a monthly research seminar and Fellows' Forum. These structured activities will give fellows an opportunity to interact, serve as peer reviewers and advisors to one another, and provide feedback to the faculty regarding the quality and direction of the fellowship training program.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.
Preferred Qualifications

Preference towards candidates with interests and goals that align well with the local and/or national primary care research agenda, and those with a demonstrated commitment to or involvement in activities related to primary care.


Per grant restrictions, applicants must be citizens of the United States, non-citizen nationals, or non-citizens lawfully admitted for permanent residence must have an Alien Registration Receipt Card 1-551 or I-151 or other legal verification of such status. Individuals on temporary or student visas are ineligible.





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