Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7121876 (Ref:14531-en_US)

Posted: January 24, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

Postdoctoral Associate will conduct research in neurobiology and electrophysiology to study molecular mechanisms for estrogenic actions on neurons and synaptic activity. He/she will work with genetic mouse/viral models, stereotaxic brain injections, mouse colony maintenance, neuroanatomy, molecular cloning, ChIP, luciferase assay, RiboTag gene profiling, CRISPR DNA editing, fiber photometry in vivo recordings, and systemic characterization of mouse glucose/energy balance. The candidate must have advanced knowledge in modern neuroendocrinology.

Job Duties

  • Research in neurobiology and electrophysiology to study molecular mechanisms for estrogenic actions on neurons and synaptic activity.
  • Works with genetic mouse/viral models, stereotaxic brain injections, mouse colony maintenance, neuroanatomy, molecular cloning, ChIP, luciferase assay, RiboTag gene profiling, CRISPR DNA editing, fiber photometry in vivo recordings, and systemic characterization of mouse glucose/energy balance.
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles, analyze data, documents, and interprets the results of experiments and report to the principal investigator.
  • Conducts literature searches.
  • Develops assay protocols.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of advanced concepts in modern neuroendocrinology.
  • The candidate is expected to carry out animal studies.

 

 

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.

 14531

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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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