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Research Associate
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Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and talented post-doctoral research associate to pursue studies on the effects of inflammation on hematopoietic stem cells. Interested candidates should have an interest in inflammation, immunity, stem cell biology, and/or cancer biology. Experience in flow cytometry, molecular biology, tissue culture, use of murine models, and protein biochemistry preferred. Excellent opportunity to lead a large mouse study. Excellent communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate will be a responsible, self-directed scientist who will carry out projects as directed by the PI while functioning largely independently in pursuing and troubleshooting methods, maintaining collaborations, and analyzing data. The associate will take an active role in writing grants and manuscripts that result from the research work. Interested candidates may supervise and advise research assistants and graduate students in the lab and is expected to teach them basic methods, responsible conduct in research, time management and organizational skills, data analysis techniques, and oral and written communication skills. We seek an associate who will serve as a cohesive leader in the lab to promote an atmosphere of cooperation and productivity, scientific creativity, enthusiasm for discovery, and hard work.


* Master's degree in a Basic Science. Experience in lieu of degree will not be accepted.
* Three years of directly related experience typically as a Research Assistant, Research Technician or Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate.


* PhD in molecular biology, immunology, stem cell biology, or cell and developmental biology.
* Prior experience working with murine models.
* Flow cytometry and cell culture experience.

About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.