Postdoctoral Associate - Biochemistry and/or Cell Biology

Baylor College of Medicine
Fifth Ward/Frenchtown, Texas, US
Jul 26, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Biology, Modeling
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Summary A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Hui Zheng in the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. The successful applicant will join a highly dynamic research group with an excellent track record and rich resources in both basic and translational research on Alzheimer's disease. The individual will work on projects funded by multiple NIH grants, including but not limited to lysosome regulation, lipid metabolism, and neuroinflammation, using novel mouse models and multidisciplinary approaches. Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree with expertise in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience, and mouse modeling. Examples of recent publications include Litvinchuk et al., Neuron 2018; Xu et al., Mol. Psych. 2020; Ghosh et al., Sci. Transl. Med. 2020; Propson et al., J. Clin. Inv. 2021 and Xu et al., PNAS 2021. The academic and collaborative environment is excellent. Competitive salary and fringe benefits will be offered. 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 Purpose Postdoctoral Associates are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional. Job Duties * 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. Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of research interests, a CV, and a list of at least 3 references to Dr. Hui Zheng via email at Minimum Qualifications * Education Required: MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field. * Experience Required: None Required. * Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. 7719 CA; PD