Postdoctoral Research Associate

Updated: about 11 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, 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

The College of Pharmacy is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to serve as a member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences 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:

  • Appropriate doctoral degree.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good computer literacy including data-bases, standard software platforms, spread sheets and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education:

  • PhD in Pharmacology/Veterinary/Biomedical

Preferred Experience:

  • The incumbent will assist within a research team and undertake research in drug delivery. The research in drug delivery lab seeks to provide customized solutions for different drugs, biological barriers and diseases. (J Am Chem Soc. 139: 7203-7216, 2017; ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 9: 25668-25671, 2017, ACS Macro Lett. 6: 161-164, 2017). To take this research further, qualifications in in vitro & in vivo pharmacology are preferred.
  • The incumbent is expected to have experience in standard and specialized laboratory skills including primary cell culture, quantitative real time PCRs, RNA analysis, transcriptional and epigenetic regulation, coloring promoter reporter assays, siRNAs, protein assays, and rodent models of diabetes and complications.
  • Experience in, tools such as slit lamp microscopy, fundoscope, confocal, spectroscopy, and chromatography. Histology, immunohistochemistry. Experience documented by research publications and presentations in the related areas.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Able to organize and prioritize own work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and to identify and develop useful contacts.
  • Assertive and able to make decisions.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and HSC guidelines.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities


Job Responsibilities

  • Testing novel dosage forms in suitable in vitro, ex vivo and invivo models.
  • Communicate with Pl, liaise with collaborators within as well as outside TAMU to ensure alignment of expectations within project objectives as we/I lead, influence, and enlist support to other lab members.
  • Preparation of laboratory for experiments including preparation of solutions and cleaning work areas; this may require light to moderate lifting.
  • Conduct literature searches and reviews and continue to update knowledge and develop skills.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all findings.
  • Generate and display the results and interpret their implications.
  • Actively participate as a member of a research team and attend and contribute to relevant meetings.
  • Present research findings to colleagues and at conferences.
  • Write progress reports and prepare results for publication and dissemination via presentations and the world wide web.
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, 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

Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, 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

The College of Pharmacy is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to serve as a member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences 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:

  • Appropriate doctoral degree.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good computer literacy including data-bases, standard software platforms, spread sheets and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education:

  • PhD in Pharmacology/Veterinary/Biomedical

Preferred Experience:

  • The incumbent will assist within a research team and undertake research in drug delivery. The research in drug delivery lab seeks to provide customized solutions for different drugs, biological barriers and diseases. (J Am Chem Soc. 139: 7203-7216, 2017; ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 9: 25668-25671, 2017, ACS Macro Lett. 6: 161-164, 2017). To take this research further, qualifications in in vitro & in vivo pharmacology are preferred.
  • The incumbent is expected to have experience in standard and specialized laboratory skills including primary cell culture, quantitative real time PCRs, RNA analysis, transcriptional and epigenetic regulation, coloring promoter reporter assays, siRNAs, protein assays, and rodent models of diabetes and complications.
  • Experience in, tools such as slit lamp microscopy, fundoscope, confocal, spectroscopy, and chromatography. Histology, immunohistochemistry. Experience documented by research publications and presentations in the related areas.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Able to organize and prioritize own work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and to identify and develop useful contacts.
  • Assertive and able to make decisions.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and HSC guidelines.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities


Job Responsibilities

  • Testing novel dosage forms in suitable in vitro, ex vivo and invivo models.
  • Communicate with Pl, liaise with collaborators within as well as outside TAMU to ensure alignment of expectations within project objectives as we/I lead, influence, and enlist support to other lab members.
  • Preparation of laboratory for experiments including preparation of solutions and cleaning work areas; this may require light to moderate lifting.
  • Conduct literature searches and reviews and continue to update knowledge and develop skills.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all findings.
  • Generate and display the results and interpret their implications.
  • Actively participate as a member of a research team and attend and contribute to relevant meetings.
  • Present research findings to colleagues and at conferences.
  • Write progress reports and prepare results for publication and dissemination via presentations and the world wide web.
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, 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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