Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular Biology

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2122435441
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Fellowship
Salary Type
Salary
Summary

The Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine is focused on research that includes information processing in visual, auditory, and vestibular systems; neural mechanisms mediating higher nervous system functions, including perception, learning, memory, attention, and decision making; development and regeneration in the central and peripheral nervous system; and the development of new technologies to read and stimulate neural activity, including functional magnetic neuroimaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and two-photon microscopy.

Job Purpose

A postdoctoral research fellow position is available in the Costa-Mattioli Lab in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. The lab studies neurobiological basis of long-term memory formation and neurological disorders and how they can be restored. Other interests include the study of the mechanisms by which microbes in the gut modulates brain function & complex behavior. The work builds on a substantial body of data, model systems, and reagents already established in our lab.

Job Duties

  • Plan, direct and conduct specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluate and analyzes data.
  • Establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarize research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.


Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.


Other

This position is located at the main Baylor College of Medicine campus, in the Texas Medical Center.

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

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