Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)

Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)

Houston, TX, United States

Summary

The General Thoracic Surgery division of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a post-doctoral associate in basic and translational research in thoracic oncology which includes lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and mesothelioma.

Job Duties

  • Performs Seahorse XF, mitochondrial imaging.
  • Performs basic molecular biology techniques and significant cell culture with the ability to teach these techniques to fellows and students.
  • Performs techniques, such as:
    • mutation detection,
    • gene expression profiling,
    • chromatin immunoprecipitation,
    • DNA/RNA-protein interactions cell culture,
    • lentiviral transductions,
    • mouse models, 
    • transcriptomic analysis.
  • Assists with direct tumor collection from the operating room as required based on the specific project.
  • Performs bcl-2 homology domain (BH3) profiling of solid tumors (esophageal, mesothelioma, and lung), however, we can teach this technique.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with metabolomics with the knowledge basis to interact and work with the core facilities at BCM.
  • Experience with tumor metabolism.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

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

Please apply via recruiter’s website.