PostDoctoral Research Associate (1 of 2 positions available)

Employer
Texas A&M
Location
College Station, Texas
Salary
Commensurate
Posted
September 08 2020
Ref
R-032156
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Job Title

PostDoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Vet Phys & Pharm

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

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

Western blotting

Histology

RT-PCR

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.

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