Postdoctoral Research Associate


Job Description

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

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 School 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.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Cover Letter/Resume : A cover letter and resume will assist us in our review of your application materials. These can be uploaded on the application under CV/Resume.

Required Education

  • Appropriate PhD

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Pharmacology or a related field.

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

  • Experience in a research laboratory with focus on platelet biology and signaling is preferred.



  • Collect, compiles, and analyze research data

  • Uses statistical methods and relational databases to analyze data provides written reports (including abstracts & manuscripts for publications) of research findings and literature search, as/when requested.

  • Assists in formulating research objectives, programs, and priorities

  • Assists in grant writing as needed

  • Assist in managing the breeding and genotyping of animals colonies

  • Order and prepare buffers and research reagents as needed and keeps a log

  • May train users on the preparation and data management of research equipment

Administrative Duties

  • Assists with planning, developing, coordinating, and administering research projects

  • Manage and overseas research equipment

  • Comply with all state and university policies

  • Demonstrates intermediate to expert skills with Microsoft office software, and is able to learn and use institutional software systems

  • Supervisory responsibilities: may carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization’s objectives, policies and applicable laws

  • 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.

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