Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Spokane, Washington State
Salary
Commensurate upon experience; at least $50,000+benefits
Posted
August 19 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Translational Medicine and Physiology, Washington State University

We are seeking two highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Research Associates to join us in investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in neuroimmunology, aging, and neurodegenerative disease. The Postdoctoral Research Associates will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge neuroscience techniques, including calcium imaging in vivo, optogenetics, and genomic/proteomic platforms.

The two positions will lead independent research projects toward ultimate publication. Specifically, they are responsible for data collection, analysis, report, and manuscript preparation for publications. Conducts experiments and related research directed toward ultimate publication and preparation of articles for publication. Collect, record, verify scientific data; compile in formation in support of research; apply knowledge and skills applicable to an assigned technical discipline. Reports research progress and findings to the principal investigator; present and disseminate research progress and findings in lab meetings, national or international conferences. Records and maintains experimental details, including but not limit to experimental plans, designs, progresses, results, and findings in lab notes. Responsible to make and maintain animal/pathogen/plasmid stocks, and other necessary stocks.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, or similar field, with a proven track record of creativity and productivity. Candidates are expected to be self-motivated and have strong oral/written communications skills. Preferred qualifications include extensive prior research experience with C. elegans.

If interested, please apply: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate_R-1113. Positions will be open until filled.