Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Huffington Center on Aging
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,004 - $51,500
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  751


A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Hui Zheng and Wei Cao in the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. Successful applicants will join a highly dynamic research group with excellent track-record and rich resources in Alzheimer’s disease research. Examples of recent publications include Martini-Stocia et al., J. Exp. Med. 2018; Litvinchuk et al., Neuron 2018; Xu et al., Autophagy 2019.

Job Purpose


The individuals will work on projects funded by multiple NIH grants, including the autophagy-lysosomal pathway, neuron-glia signaling and neuroinflammation in aging and Alzheimer’s disease, using novel mouse models and multidisciplinary approaches.


Successful applicants should have expertise in molecular and cellular biology, immunology, neurobiology and mouse modeling. Previous experience with bioinformatics, flow cytometry, microscopy, or stereology is a plus. Baylor College of Medicine is a leading biomedical research institute and an equal opportunity employer located in the heart of Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. 

Job Responsibilties
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • May establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • May supervise research staff.
Minimum Qualifications



  • Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of research interests, a CV, and a list of at least 3 references. 





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