Postdoctoral Position

Postdoctoral Associate position  available at Baylor College of Medicine



Baylor College of Medicine


Houston, Texas

Position Type

Full Time

Job Type


Organization Type


Closing date

31 July 2023

Job Summary

The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section in the Department of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join Dr. Wu's clinical research group at the Airways Clinical Research Center. Postdoctoral Associates are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and conducts clinical research studies that involve human subjects.
  • Develops, revises, and maintains research protocols, standard operating procedures, and manual of operations.
  • Maintains certification and credentials necessary for human subjects research.
  • Liaises with study sponsors, regulatory officials, and patient-facing clinical services.
  • Collects data in a reproducible and rigorous way.
  • Summarizes research results for publication.
  • Presents results at academic conferences. 
  • Assists with grant preparation.
  • Recruits and communicates with research participants.
  • Performs specialized testing of pulmonary function, including spirometry, oscillometry, and bronchoprovocation.
  • Performs phlebotomy and basic laboratory procedures, such as centrifuge operation and micropipetting. 
  • Administers study questionnaires.
  • Enters study results into structured databases and perform data quality checks within the same.


Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish language fluency strongly preferred.
  • Willingly cooperates and works towards solutions which generally benefit all involved parties; works together with others to accomplish company objectives; promotes collaboration and partnerships.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of internal and/or external customer needs, both current and future; addresses complaints, makes realistic commitments, and effectively communicates needs.
  • Maintains channels of communication; effectively provides verbal communication and exhibits good listening skills; provides concise, complete, and professional information.


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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