Staff Scientist/Postdoctoral Scientist

San Antonio, Texas
November 02 2020
Req 139
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Texas Biomedical Research Institute is searching for an exceptional staff scientist or postdoctoral scientist to join the lab of Dr. Corinna Ross at the Southwest National Primate Research Center. Research in the lab is focused upon translational modeling to explore questions in aging and health span in marmosets.  The successful applicant will have immediate opportunities to work closely with an active team of investigators in marmoset behavior, physiology, microbiome and aging on multiple funded research projects.  We are particularly interested in candidates who have research experience working with nonhuman animals, especially nonhuman primates.  Candidates who do not have such experience, but have a proven track record of strong data analysis and writing skills will be considered.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Required:  Ph.D. in Biology, Psychology, or Biological Anthropology, or related fields with demonstrated excellence.  Strong background in animal behavior, primatology, or aging. Enthusiasm about science, high self-motivation and creativity.
Documented excellent skills for experimental design, data analysis and manuscript writing. Strong communication skills (both written and oral). Ability to effectively collaborate with other staff in the laboratory. Preferred: Experiences with animal behavior, nonhuman primate behavior preferred.

Please include the following with your application packet:

Cover letter that details your scientific background, interests and expertise.

Indicate your specific training goals for a postdoctoral fellowship

Contact information for at least 2 professional references.
Current CV
Examples of your scientific writing (manuscript, pre-print, dissertation chapter)

Review of applications will begin 11/2/2020 and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact Dr. Corinna Ross at with questions.

This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Texas Biomed is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Apply online at A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

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