Title:  Staff Scientist

Division:  Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $68,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3154

The Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research (CMMR) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is looking for a driven, experienced Staff Scientist to assist with management and analysis of microbiome projects. A Ph.D. degree in the field of microbiology or similar and three years of experience in statistical analysis and/or in the genomic analysis of microbial community data is required. The candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills to ensure effective management of projects by correctly planning, organizing, tracking, and delivering on all project aspects. Ability to multi-task and handle many moving parts is a must as the center is growing rapidly.

Job Purpose

The Staff Scientist will be responsible for supporting funded collaborative projects, including assistance with project scoping, data generation, analysis, and reporting. Daily tasks include documenting, evaluating, analyzing, and monitoring scientific and collaborative projects. Status report generation, routine presentations, grant application support, and manuscript preparation are some of the routine duties and responsibilities for this position. Interaction with a variety of collaborators will be routine so a high level of interpersonal communication skills is needed.
This position is supported by various teams in the CMMR and reports directly to leadership within the center.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience Required: Three years of post doctoral research experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





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