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Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Epidemiology

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Houston, Texas (US)
Per NIH Guidelines
Closing date
5 Dec 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for postdoctoral research in systems epidemiology of cancer. 

This is a 3-year flexible program with personalized educational curricula and individually tailored multidisciplinary teams of mentors with ongoing research in a variety of pediatric and adult cancers. The training  provides epidemiology and bioinformatics fellows with the specialized skills to incorporate novel high-throughput technologies into large-scale collaborative epidemiology studies and to become successful, cross-trained researchers. Exciting opportunities also exist to work with faculty from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Rice University and UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics. 

Job Duties

  • Analyzes large data sets.

  • Analyzes next generation sequencing data (e.g., RNA-seq, whole genome/ exome sequencing).

  • Uses state-of-the-art bioinformatical and statistical tools.

  • Develops new statistical methods to answer biological questions that arise in the research.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Epidemiology or Bioinformatics.
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
  • Experience with next generation sequencing data analysis is a plus. Knowledge in cancer biology or genetics is preferable.
  • Able to work in a team environment.



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

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