Postdoctoral Fellow-Nutritional Science

Employer
University of Arkansas
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time

Summary of Job Duties:

This postdoctoral position will provide research support to projects related to diet and prevention of cancer and obesity including feeding studies in rodents and possibly humans.  The position involves coordinating and conducting rodent studies as well as analysis of samples taken from rodents and foods.  Research may also involve human study support including recruitment, management, and collection and analysis of samples.

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in nutritional science or related field with experience in animal studies, cell culture, enzyme activity assays, molecular biology techniques (analysis of protein, DNA, RNA, etc.), data analysis and interpretation, preparation of manuscripts for publication, training others in lab procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience handling ‘omics datasets and bioinformatics analyses, extraction and analysis of food constituents, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).  Experience with human subject research.

Annual Salary:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Application Information:

Completed applications received by December 31, 2020 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.  Please visit:  https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Fayetteville/Post-Doctoral-Fellow_R0001393 to apply for the position and submit the following documents:

  • Letter of Application/Cover Letter addressing qualifications and postdoc goals
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Unofficial/Official transcripts from granting institutions will be required from finalists

Address any informal questions regarding this position to: Dr. Sabrina Trudo, Telephone: 479-575-4863 or email: trudo@uark.edu  Do not submit applications to this email.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.