Postdoctoral Associate- Neuroscience

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7248852 (Ref:19520-en_US)

Posted: May 29, 2024

Job Description


The Laboratory of Neural Circuit Modulation in the Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience (Dudok Lab) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking highly motivated and creative scientists. The applicant will join an NIH-funded lab to engage in basic and translational neuroscience research. The laboratory uses in vivo imaging, electrophysiology and optogenetic approaches to better understand mechanisms that control neural activity dynamics, and to develop strategies to inhibit epilepsy.

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Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals.
  • Be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervises, schedules, and coordinates the activities of trainees and less experienced research staff.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with rodent surgical techniques and in vivo physiology.
  • Experience with programming and/or data science.
  • Research experience and publication record in Neuroscience.
  • Excellent written/oral communication in English.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and collaborative basic/translational research environment.

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:#7248852 (Ref:19520-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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