HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
September 12, 2021
Lubbock, TX
Job Type


Position Description

Performs specialized Post Doctoral work in the planning, conducting and/or supervision of original research. Responsible for participating in a research project associated with Ph.D studies and the interpretation of the results of publication. Work is performed under supervision of graduate faculty members with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions

The candidate should have a PhD in any field of life sciences such as physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology or other from an accredited university or Institute with a minimum of 2-5 publications in well regarded peer review journals.

The ideal candidate must have experience in small animal (mice/rat) surgery. Additionally, excellent molecular biology skills are required for quantitative PCR, cloning, primary cell isolation, mutagenesis, and other related techniques. The post-doctoral associate is expected to work without supervision, analyze data, maintain accurate experimental record and write manuscripts for publication. The ability to independently work in a research project is a requirement, and the fellow should be a team player and get along well with his/her peers in the laboratory.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., D.Sc., M.D.) in area of project specialization.

Other documents supporting qualifications will be 2 to 5 representative publications.

Three professional references required.

Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof. Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. Ability to integrate resources, policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions and other outcomes. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to plan and allocate the workload of employees, providing direct training and supervision as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with echocardiography, wire myography and langendorff isolated heart model and ischemia-reperfusion surgery is a plus.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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