Postdoctoral Research

Location
Tyler, Texas (US), Dallas, TX
Salary
Salary will commensurate with experience and skills.
Posted
April 19 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, in Tyler TX under Dr. Andrey A. Komissarov.

The individual will participate in a modern translational project focused on Molecular Targeting and Development of Innovative Treatments of Advanced Empyema.  Animal models involve USDA Regulated Species (rabbits).  The project includes sample collection and analysis, tissue processing, tissue culture, storage, and processing.  Slide preparations, histologic and immunohistochemical techniques and other biochemical tissue analyses as required. Duties include performing independent research, carrying out experiments, analyzing results and their presentation (abstracts, posters, papers). The study requires extensive additional independent animal husbandry duty (that may include evening and weekend observations/pain support) and required clinical support under the supervision of an attending veterinarian/vivarium staff.  The position includes opportunity for further career development.

Required Education / Experience:

Doctoral degree in one of the life sciences with 3+ years of relevant wet laboratory experience and working knowledge of relevant laboratory procedures.  

We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in biochemistry and cell biology, as well as the ability to think critically and independently, and with a track record of productivity. 

This position is initially a one-year appointment, with yearly extensions expected depending on progress and performance, up to 4 years. Benefits include an array of UT benefits including healthcare (including dental and vision), national holidays, paid vacation, and more. This is a full-time hourly position that will require substantial commitment and flexibility. Applications will be reviewed immediately, with review continuing on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

How to Apply: submit a full cv that includes education or other academic appointments, complete publication record and research skills, the contact information of three references, a statement of research interest to:

andrey.komissarov@uthct.edu; galina.florova@uthct.edu

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University will, in accordance with State and Federal law and regulations, provide equal opportunity in all employment related activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual preference, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam Era. The University requires pre-employment drug and tobacco screening and criminal background check for all hires. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render this position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code. 

Postdoctoral Research

A NIH- and DOD-funded postdoctoral research associate or research associate positions with full benefits are available immediately to study the mechanisms that contribute to chronic lung diseases (COPD and lung fibrosis). The area of research focuses molecular biology of membrane receptors, transcriptional mediators and drug development/delivery. We invite applications from highly motivated MS, PhD, MD, or equivalent with strong background in membrane receptors or macrophage biology or a related discipline.  A candidate with skills and experience in molecular biology, protein-protein or protein-DNA/RNA interactions, gene regulation, telomere dysfucntion, mucus cell metaplasia, macrophage activation by extracellular visicles, flow cytometry and drug development/delivery and animal study are preferred. The candidate will be expected to learn new techniques and develop independent avenues of research. Please send curriculum vitae to: Dr. Shetty, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, TX 75708, USA. Email: sreerama.shetty@uthct.edu. We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University will, in accordance with State and Federal law and regulations, provide equal opportunity in all employment related activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual preference, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam Era.  The University requires pre-employment drug and tobacco screening and criminal background check on all hires.  Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render this position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.

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