Number of Vacancies
06 - School of Medicine
H0613-Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Perform scientific techniques or research protocols. Assist the Principal Investigator in designing and performing protocols. Design and perform experiments. Collect and log research data. Participate in implementing research objectives, ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines. Assist other lab members with experiments as required. May mentor research assistants and students.
With the assistance of the mentor, find and write research grants with the goal of obtaining additional research grant funding. Responsibilities may also include coordinating correspondence with applicants and grantees, acknowledging receipts of proposals, and maintaining a system to track proposals.
Evaluate and perform preliminary analysis of the data using graphs, charts or tables to highlight the key points of the research results collected in accordance with the research protocols as stipulated.
Prepare and present presentations regarding research project results for professional, scientific and academic conferences. Summarize and organize data results for submittal to academic and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Write scientific manuscripts and other documents for publication. Fact-check, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy.
Maintain the laboratory work areas including routine maintenance on laboratory equipment as required. Order and organize required research supplies and records. Maintain cleanliness and organization of work station.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Conduct preclinical experiments related to drug addiction, prepare grant applications (F32) and manuscripts, participate in scholarly activities including seminars, outreach events, Responsible Conduct in Research training, etc.
Doctorate degree required.
Requires advanced knowledge in a field of science or learning, predominantly intellectual in character. This knowledge is acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction.
3-4 years of job related experience required. Job related experience can include doctorate training.
Must be distinguished in research. Prior recipient of funding for research based on individual achievements.
Ability to work independently. Ability to secure grants and funding for research. Ability to collect, analyze, summarize and interpret research findings in reports and communicate results to the field. Knowledge of and experience with current scientific integrity principles. Excellent time management, organization skills, interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with others in a collaborative environment. Microsoft office software skills.
Ph.D. in pharmacology, neuroscience, psychology, or related field.
Prior preclinical research experience preferred.
Willing to work as a team and contribute to the team's goals, as well as the candidate's goals. The candidate must have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and respectful behavior.
Typical work environment may include a laboratory and/or office environment. May require working non-standard business hours including evenings and weekends. May be required to travel to scientific conferences.
Full or Fractional Time
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Job Open Date
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Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
None (New Posting)
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