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.Job Duties
- 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,
- SDS PAGE,
- western blotting,
- 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.
- Skeletal muscle.
- 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.
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