Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7135931 (Ref:15204-en_US)

Posted: March 24, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Aortic Disease Research Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking to recruit postdoctoral associates to study the molecular mechanisms of vascular injury, repair and remodeling during aortic disease development. State-of-the-art techniques and advanced animal models are used in our investigations. We provide our trainees a great platform for career development. The positions, funded by NIH grants and Leducq Foundation award, start immediately. 


Job Duties

  • Analyzes human and mouse sequencing data to study aortic diseases.  

  • Analyzes single cell transcriptome data from aneurysm patients, dissection patients and controls to understand the global cellular and molecular landscape in human aorta.  

  • Analyzes single cell transcriptome and ATACseq data from multiple mouse model, to capture the regulation mechanism in different conditions.  

  • Integrates different levels of data from multiple sources (such as ENCODE, GTEx, GWAS catalog) to generate comprehensive regulating network in aorta. 

  • Interprets data and write papers for publication, prepare progress reports for multiple grants. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic,
  • Experience in molecular biology or cardiovascular research, 
  • Good communication skills.



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:#7135931 (Ref:15204-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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