Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7252266 (Ref:19664-en_US)

Posted: June 5, 2024

Job Description


A Postdoctoral Fellow position available at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy for motivated and skillful applicants interested in translational immunology and engineering cell therapies for grave diseases The project involves developing therapeutic cells to suppress unwanted inflammation as a therapy for allo- and autoimmune conditions. The applicant will be developing and testing a new cell platform using in vitro and in vivo models.

Job Duties

  • Designs and clones new constructs and express them in therapeutic cells.
  • Assesses the activity of transgenic cells in models of inflammation.
  • Evaluates transgenic therapeutic cells in models of auto/alloimmunity in vivo.
  • Analyzes literature and develop new hypotheses to test in pilot experiments.
  • Assists with writing reports and manuscripts and present at scientific meetings.
  • Maintains a timely log of experimental notes.
  • Works in a great team with diverse background and expertise.
  • Supports career growth and personal development. An excellent collaborative environment with access to cutting edge technologies and models.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in translational immunology.

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:#7252266 (Ref:19664-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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