Title:  Predoctoral Fellow

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Part time - 10 hours/week
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring up to 10,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12953


The section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is looking to hire a Predoctoral student to support ongoing research with Dr. Bingning Dong's laboratory. Her research program is highly collaborative and integrative, using cutting-edge experimental approaches involving mouse models, cell culture system, primary cell and organoid cultures and ex vivo models combined with multiple-omics and bioinformatics analysis.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments under the mentorship and guidance of Dr. Bingning Dong.
  • Performs bench work using various molecular biology techniques and taking the major responsibility in one of the major research projects in the lab.
  • Participates in data processing, discussion, analysis and reporting as well as manuscript preparation and conference presentations.
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Reviews manuscripts related to their area of research and to help write grants related to their research as these are essential components of a broad training program.
  • Participates in weekly lab meetings to share work in progress.
  • Presents routinely at a journal club papers chosen are relevant to the research to provide important context and perspectives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor degree in biological/ medicine sciences and resume
  • Organized, self-motivated, teamwork, works well under pressure, multitasking



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