Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7107226 (Ref:12631-en_US)

Posted: August 4, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Molecular and Human Genetics is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate.  Our research interest scope ranges from fundamental basic molecular mechanisms of DNA repair, recombination and replication, to clinical applications. The Postdoctoral Associate will work on a project to study antibiotic-induced mutagenesis and roles of the stringent response in it, in Escherichia coli.  This position will lead a project on how quinolones induce mutagenesis. This position will require expertise in flow cytometry of bacteria, E. coli stress responses and stress-induced mutagenesis.

Job Duties

  • Constructs strains, performs experiments and analyzes the data.
  • Develops genetic next generation sequencing assays.
  • Writes, revises and takes full responsibility of first-author manuscript publications associated with their research projects. 
  • Documents experiments to ensure that work can be replicated by others. 
  • Trains graduate students to continue development of the research project.
  • Presents research findings as part of scientific meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

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



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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7107226 (Ref:12631-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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