PostDoctoral Research Associate (1 of 2 positions available)
PostDoctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M Agrilife Research
Vet Phys & Pharm
Proposed Minimum Salary
College Station, Texas
45% - Perform microvascular surgery, physiologic studies (pulmonary, cardiovascular, neurobiological, and integrative physiologic) in rodents, conduct in vitro and in vivo functional studies
20% - Perform molecular biology studies including RT-PCR, immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, protein digestion, imaging studies, RNA-SEQ, protein chemistry.
20% - Data analyses, manuscript development, and grant writing.
10% - Bank, catalog samples and maintain databases, maintain project inventory, work relatively independently on carrying out research, and train research students as needed
5% - Other job related duties as required
Required Education: PhD
Preferred Education: PhD with experience in area
Required Experience: NONE
Preferred Experience: Experience of 2 years working with rodent models, molecular biology, manuscript writing and experience with design of experiments. Experience with in vivo functional studies, surgical skills with rodent models minimum of 2 years of experience working with rats, statistical analyses experience.
Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Prior grant writing skill
Prior manuscript writing skills
Communication skillset, ability to organize and plan studies
Molecular biology skillset
Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of neurodevelopment and neuroanatomy
Knowledge of vascular biology
Knowledge of integrative physiology
Knowledge of pulmonary physiology and development
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.