|Position Title||Research Associate|
|Position Status||Regular full-time|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Posting Open Date||03/14/2023|
|Posting Close Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Desired Start Date||04/01/2023|
Dr. Michael Burton is seeking multiple highly motivated post-doctoral scientists interested in understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuronal and immunological plasticity, with an emphasis in neuroimmune interaction in the context of pain and depression.
Successful candidates will report to Dr. Burton, participate in joint laboratory meetings with the Center for Advanced Pain Studies (CAPS) at UT Dallas, and are encouraged to establish a mentoring committee. Prior post-doctoral scientists in CAPS at UT-Dallas have received pathway to independence awards (i.e. K awards) and successfully transitioned to faculty positions.
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Ph.D in a related field.
|Preferred Education and Experience||
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities||
Our NIH-funded research program focuses on molecular mechanisms underlying neuronal and immune plasticity in chronic pain states, with an emphasis on lifestyle factors. This position will be involved with laboratory research (molecular biology and techniques in animal behavior) and writing manuscripts under the supervision of the principal investigator.
It is expected postdoctoral researchers are leaders among laboratory personnel. Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills are required for triaging solutions, identifying and executing troubleshooting efforts, and planning equipment and resource use. Individuals will also be actively involved in administrative aspects of running the laboratory (ordering, scheduling, record-keeping, etc).
Opportunity for growth:
About UT Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged to their pursuit of excellence.
What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:
|Special Instructions Summary||
Interested candidates should submit the following: a letter describing their relevant experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 2-3 references to Dr. Michael Burton (Michael.Burton@utdallas.edu)
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
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