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HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 6/3/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 509678
Keywords: research, lab

Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512383 - IM Ctr Tropical Med/Inf Disease Lbk

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.

Requisition ID
20883BR

Optional Attachments
Posts in Specialty Journal, Research Statement

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Post Doctoral work to include vaccine development and efficacy studies. Plans, conducts, and initiates research that will further move the research work forward to vaccine development. Creatively write research manuscripts for publication. 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
4000

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in research with Schistosomiasis
  • Extensive knowledge performing ELISA, RNA seq, PBMC, hatching and egg counting
  • Knowledge with graphpad and other editorial systems to create and adjust graphs and diagrams for manuscripts. 
  • Ability to work in a group setting as well as independently without constant supervision. 
  • Professional communication skills
  • Eager and willing to take initiative in furthering and innovating current research projects. 
  • Prior knowledge and experience with the submission of research publications


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
IM Ctr Tropical Med/Inf Disease Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Research Staff

Occasional Duties
Occasionally will assist with instructing students on basic lab procedures.

Shift
Day

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.

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

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?
Yes

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