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Postdoctoral Associate - Single cell multi-omics

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Apr 12, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology
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The Chen laboratory in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, seeks a talented and self-driven post-doctoral fellow to join our group. Leading the effort of generating single cell spatially resolved cell atlas of the human visual system, our group is newly funded by multiple grants from CZI as part of the human cell atlas network ( The perspective postdoc fellow will work closely with other lab members and our collaborators in the network to develop software tools and perform analysis of single-cell multi-omics and spatial transcriptomic data to generate the cell atlas of the human visual system and characterize diseases at the single-cell resolution. With a combination of both experimental and computational approaches, our group provides an excellent environment for interdisciplinary research focusing on genetics and genomics in the visual system. Members in our group have diverse backgrounds, such as genetics, medicine, engineering, computer science, and statistics. Many cutting-edge technologies are utilized in our research, such as next-generation sequencing, single cell multi-omics, and deep learning, in combination with cell culture, retinal organoid, and mice and non-human primate models, offering excellent opportunities in cross-training to further expand your skills.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publishes results in research journals.
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science or other related disciplines.
  • Previous experience in analyzing large scale next generation sequencing and/or single cell omics data is a plus.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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