Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7230313 (Ref:18854-en_US)

Posted: March 20, 2024

Job Description


The Cheng Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in Cancer Genomics and Immunology. Baylor College of Medicine is located at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world and provides an ideal environment for scientific and clinical research.

Job Duties

  • The position will be involved in the development and/or application of computational approaches to understand the mechanism of cancer development, progression, metastasis, and prognosis.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate should have experience in processing and analyzing data from the next-generation sequencing and single-cell technologies (e.g., scRNA-seq, scATAC-seq, scTR-seq, and/or spatial transcriptomics).
  • Previous experience in both Bioinformatics/Genomics and Cancer Biology is desirable.
  • Experience in the application and development of computational methods/tools or machine learning algorithms.
  • Good computer programming skills in R/Matlab/Perl/Python.
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology, genomics, and epigenetics.



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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