Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate
AgencyTexas A&M University Health Science Center
Proposed Minimum Salary
Proposed Minimum SalaryCommensurate
Job LocationDallas, Texas
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.
A part of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Texas A&M School of Dentistry in Dallas was founded in 1905 and is a nationally recognized center for oral health sciences education, research, specialized patient care and continuing dental education.
What we want
The School of Dentistry is looking for an individual to serve as a member of the department team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring a good level of laboratory experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting researchers in a detail oriented 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.
Appropriate Doctoral degree (MD, PhD or DDS)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good oral and written English communication skills, passion for multidisciplinary research, record of peer-reviewed research papers,
Ability to work independently with general supervision, meet deadlines, detail-oriented and ability to prioritize tasks, and willingness to work with research animals (mice and rats).
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
PhD in neuroscience
Experience in neuroscience research is a prerequisite.
Strong background and skills in slice recording combined with optogenetic manipulation
Experience in pain research
Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
Research – Pain Model Preparation
Conduct animal model preparation
Research - Pain Study
Perform optogenetic stimulation
Perform data analysis and manuscript preparation
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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