Postdoctoral Associate- Bioinformatics/Genomics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7188601 (Ref:17650-en_US)

Posted: October 27, 2023

Job Description


A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Gallo laboratory to study, plan, direct and conduct specialized and advanced bioinformatics and genomics research in neuro-oncology. This position will be responsible to conduct computational studies aimed at discovering new principles underlying brain tumor biology. The successful candidate will have opportunities to generate, analyze and mine data using a variety of approaches, including single-cell and spatial genomic assays.

Job Duties

  • Designs and performs bioinformatics studies that directly answer biological questions.
  • Generates new data using advanced genomic tools and analyze/mine other available resources.
  • Collects and analyzes data and present at local/national/international meetings.
  • Summarizes research findings, prepares manuscripts for publication and publishes results in peer-reviewed research journals.
  • Applies for external fellowships.
  • Mentors junior lab members.
  • Establishes new research protocols and techniques.
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.
  • Works on projects designed to better understand the biology of brain tumors.
  • Identifies new biological vulnerabilities that may be validated and targeted in relevant preclinical models.
  • Operates in a team environment

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • MD or PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Health Sciences, or a related field
  • Experience working with and adapting computational packages for analysis of genomics data (including single-cell and bulk genomic and epigenomic data) and server environments 


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:#7188601 (Ref:17650-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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