Post-Doctoral Fellow

Location
Little Rock, Arkansas
Salary
Salary offered commensurate with experience
Posted
January 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Overview:

The Post Doctoral Fellow assists in conducting specialized laboratory research under the general guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI), specially, which will focus on virus-associated malignancies research using KSHV as a model pathogen. This position is governed by state and federal law and institution/department policy.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Responsibilities

  • Conducts research as outlined in funded and proposed grant applications under the direction of PI or Collaborators, but with minimal supervision.
  • Develops or modifies research protocols and collects background information for ongoing and future experiments.
  • Troubleshoots new and existing experimental approaches and makes recommendations for research refinement.
  • Maintains proper records of experiments in detail.
  • Documents all experimental results including photos where appropriate.
  • Prepares manuscripts for publication and participates in preparing grants and assisting other lab members in these duties.
  • May assist with grant proposals, publication preparation, and presentations.
  • Proficiently prepare and process new IRB, IBC, IACUC research proposals, amendments, continuing review applications, and adverse events according to institutional and departmental policies, procedures, and federal regulations.
  • May participate in periodic site visits from sponsor, regulatory authorities, and others to review research, source documentation, and research procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in science-related field required.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).