Senior Staff Scientist

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7116698 (Ref:13909-en_US)

Posted: November 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Senior Staff Scientist will execute pre-IND enabling studies using adoptive cell based therapies for the treatment of cancer. The Senior Staff Scientist  should have experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture and genomic analyses. Furthermore, the Senior Staff Scientist should understand the regulatory landscape involved in meeting FDA requirements for the development of cell based therapeutics.  Will be involved in translational research focused on gaining FDA approval of cell-based therapies. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual who can both work independently and as a team member within a large research laboratory setting.

Job Duties

  • Assist other research scientists in our laboratory group perform and analyze cell and tumor materials
  • Communicate closely  to perform complex multi-person scientific tasks
  • Perform cell culture based experiments
  • Handle animal tissues
  • Write detailed reports and other complex reporting requirements associated with FDA approval of therapies for use in first-in-human clinical trials

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Seven years of postdoctoral  research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in cell-based therapies and in drug development efforts.
  • Academic and/or company experience in bringing therapeutic agents into clinical trials.



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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