Postdoctoral Researcher

Location
Athens, Ohio
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which i
Posted
August 31 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

THIS POSITION IS GRANT FUNDED AND IS CURRENTLY FUNDED FOR 2 YEARS.

APPLY ONLINE AT:  https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/28366 

Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses. 
The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by September 16, 2018.
Review of applications will begin immediately.

Position Summary:

The Postdoctoral Researcher position creates a bridge between a doctoral program and full-time employment as a faculty member or researcher and serves to prepare an individual who was recently awarded a doctorate with further training to undertake the responsibilities of a faculty member or researcher.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Plans and conducts original research projects within the laboratory that are within the framework of the PI’s research focus. Research will focus on growth hormone and its influence on adipose tissue, the microbiome, and metabolic diseases. Works collaboratively with other research staff, and students at the direction of the PI. Maintains accurate records of research findings and provides statistical analysis of the data results.

-Prepares manuscripts for publication at the direction of the PI. Presents research findings at professional meetings.

-Applies for fellowships in the second year of position. Assists with reviews of grants and manuscripts.

-Mentors medical, graduate and undergraduate students as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

—Doctoral Degree, PhD or equivalent in related technical or scientific discipline (ABD applications accepted)
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to develop manuscripts and deliver presentations