Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
We are looking to fill a postdoctoral position with a recently trained PhD who plans to pursue a career in muscle function and disease. The successful applicant will choose a research plans that falls within the overall interests of the laboratory in calcium signaling in skeletal muscle, muscle structure and function and/or muscle disease and development of therapeutic interventions. The applicant should be able to design and carry out the appropriate experiments, analyze the data and prepare manuscripts for publication. A knowledge of statistics is required.
Functions as part of a multidisciplinary research team.
Attends and present data at scientific conferences.
Gives departmental seminars.
Performs mouse colony management and genotyping.
Submits NIH postdoctoral training grant applications.
Keeps an indepth laboratory notebook.
Analyzes data generated and write manuscripts.
Designs an experimental plan.
Learns new techniques, including:
muscle structure and function analyses,
Isolation of mRNA,
CHIPseq and methylomics.
MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
No experience required.
Experience in working with mice.
Knowledge of physiology.
Calcium signaling and statistics.
Works well with others and as part of a team.
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.