Postdoctoral Research Associate

Updated: about 15 hours ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Medical Physiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

We are looking for an individual to join our team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Relevant PhD

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others without injury to self or others.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Preferred Education:

  • Doctoral Degree in Molecular Biology or related Life Science discipline.

Preferred Experience:

  • 2-years of experience in an active research lab environment.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Molecular biology skills and experience with mammalian cell culture
  • Expertise in cancer biology and basic cancer signaling pathways
  • Basic molecular biology techniques and prior experience with animal models.
  • Experience with tumor xenografts, transgenic mice and confocal imaging.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong publication record.
  • Personal or professional experience working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research investigating the role of inflammatory tumor microenvironment in lymph node metastasis
  • Perform cellular, biochemical and mammalian tissue culture techniques, including real-time PCR, Westerns, flow cytometry, 3D co-culture assays, and immunofluorescence, work with rodent tumor models, and confocal imaging.
  • Experiments will be performed in BSL2 research environments and involve research on human and mouse cell lines and laboratory mice.
  • Analyzes data, prepares statistical analyses and summarizes data for use in submission to journals and other scientific publications.
  • Performs computer data entry and diligent record keeping
  • Maintain and organize records readily followed by others.
  • Oversee day-to-day laboratory activities.
  • Perform maintenance of laboratory equipment and general cleaning of equipment and laboratory.
  • Prepare orders for laboratory supplies, maintain project schedules for day-to-day lab activities, schedule lab meetings.
  • Assist in preparation of research data for oral and poster presentations, manuscripts and grant submissions to state and federal funding agencies.
  • Present research data at national and international meetings.
  • Submit and publish manuscripts.
  • Assist in training of technical laboratory staff and supervision of Graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Schedule lab specific training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Medical Physiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

We are looking for an individual to join our team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Required Education:

  • Relevant PhD

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others without injury to self or others.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Preferred Education:

  • Doctoral Degree in Molecular Biology or related Life Science discipline.

Preferred Experience:

  • 2-years of experience in an active research lab environment.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Molecular biology skills and experience with mammalian cell culture
  • Expertise in cancer biology and basic cancer signaling pathways
  • Basic molecular biology techniques and prior experience with animal models.
  • Experience with tumor xenografts, transgenic mice and confocal imaging.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong publication record.
  • Personal or professional experience working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research investigating the role of inflammatory tumor microenvironment in lymph node metastasis
  • Perform cellular, biochemical and mammalian tissue culture techniques, including real-time PCR, Westerns, flow cytometry, 3D co-culture assays, and immunofluorescence, work with rodent tumor models, and confocal imaging.
  • Experiments will be performed in BSL2 research environments and involve research on human and mouse cell lines and laboratory mice.
  • Analyzes data, prepares statistical analyses and summarizes data for use in submission to journals and other scientific publications.
  • Performs computer data entry and diligent record keeping
  • Maintain and organize records readily followed by others.
  • Oversee day-to-day laboratory activities.
  • Perform maintenance of laboratory equipment and general cleaning of equipment and laboratory.
  • Prepare orders for laboratory supplies, maintain project schedules for day-to-day lab activities, schedule lab meetings.
  • Assist in preparation of research data for oral and poster presentations, manuscripts and grant submissions to state and federal funding agencies.
  • Present research data at national and international meetings.
  • Submit and publish manuscripts.
  • Assist in training of technical laboratory staff and supervision of Graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Schedule lab specific training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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