Postdoctoral Associate- Biophysics

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Aug 23, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biophysics
Position Type
Full Time
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The Wensel Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics. The Wensel Laboratory, located in the Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Projects available include: membrane protein structure determination by cryo-EM, cryo-electron tomography and superresolution fluorescence imaging of neurons and ciliated epithelia, and methods development in all these areas.

Job Duties

  • Carries out independent research projects on molecular and cellular structural biophysics of membranes, cilia and membrane proteins under mentorship of P.I.
  • Plans and conducts experiments.
  • Analyzes data.
  • Prepares publications describing results.
  • Assists in training and mentoring of lab personnel, including graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Maintains good communication with lab leader and members.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics, any field of Biology or Chemistry.
  • Demonstrated research productivity through publications.

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.



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