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Postdoctoral Research Scholar
East Carolina University in Greenville, South Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted 03/05/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Details


Job Title Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Number PDS-BIOL-02-21
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH Biology
Department Homepage http://www.ecu.edu/biology
Advertising Department BIOLOGY, DEPT OF
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Working Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.000
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Salary Range $52,704
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholars
Job Category Postdoctoral Scholars
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

East Carolina University (www.ecu.edu), a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University and enrolls around 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is located in Greenville, NC (pop. 90,000), which lies ~80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance to the Atlantic coast. The Department of Biology (www.ecu.edu/biology) is a comprehensive department that emphasizes an integrative approach to the study of life sciences. We offer undergraduate majors in Biology and Biochemistry and graduate opportunities at both the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.

Job Duties

The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of (Ecological Development). Responsibilities include helping manage NIH funded project aimed at understanding the mechanisms through which nutritive supplements can make individuals resilient to environmental toxicants and allow normal physiological function and development). Duties include: hypothesis development, literature review, collection of pilot data, report writing, and supervising of undergraduate research students and graduate research students, overseeing data collection procedures, supervising experimental procedures, tissue culture, cell quantification, review of data for quality control, supervision of data entry/data analysis, analysis of research hypothesis using descriptive, univariate, and multivariate statistics, and the development of independent and collaborative presentations and publications. Scholars are expected to demonstrate compliance with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biosafety, responsible conduct of research and human subjects training. Approximately 80% of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted to the duties described above. Approximately 20% of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted to managing the day-to-day activity of undergraduate and graduate research students in the laboratory.

Minimum Education/Experience

English Proficiency;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
PhD in Biology, Anatomy, or Cell Biology;
Experience with some of the aforementioned methods, instruments, and/or experience with bioinformatics and modern statistical approaches is also required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are mandatory, and the successful candidate will have an established record of productivity including at least one peer reviewed publication.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

NA

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

NA

License or Certification Required by the Department
Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references. Appointments are typically for a one-year period. Five years (typically five appointments of one year) is typically the maximum total period that any individual may serve as a Scholar. The University, in its sole discretion has the option to renew or extend any appointment, subject to the availability of funds, past performance evaluations and/or any other lawful reasons. For other information on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, please visit our website at: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 02/12/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 02/19/2021
Rank Level Not Applicable
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/39520
AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu .

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


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