Postdoctoral Associate - NeuroICU Dore Lab (67611)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 8, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


This postdoctoral associate will work and train in the NeuroICU DoreLab. Under the guidance of Dr. Dore, the selected postdoctoral associate will execute and assist in the design of experiments with high level of rigor and reproducibility. The experiments will required unique skills and hand as they will consist for example of performing precise and delicate in vivo brain surgeries on mice (such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, hypoxia, stereotaxic injections, etc.), monitor physiological parameters and pain and adapt the protocol accordingly.

The postdoctoral associate will also:
  • Coordinate with laboratory staff and students to prep the mice
  • Perform post-op monitoring and do all required daily motor and neurocognitive tests
  • Perfuse the mice, fix the tissue, extract the brain and other tissue, cryoprotect, and then brain slicing, and staining (or Western blots) and acquire the image electronically, do quantification of anatomical brain changes
  • Perform stats and graphs
  • Draft the original version of the papers
  • Assist with grant writing.
The postdoctoral associate will be also expected to submit grant fellowship application, and also present abstracts at local and national meetings. They will assist with the supervision of staff, who are helping in the randomization and blinding of the studies, and assist in presenting and assigning agenda to the weekly Lab Meeting/Journal Club. They will assist in all basic lab routine tasks, assist in maintaining inventory and ordering chemicals and mice, and assist in completing all requirement for safety at UF and other requirements to comply with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and work in the University of Florida Center for Translation Research in Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND) and the Department of Anesthesiology.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in hemorrhagic stroke/TBI in mice, along with physiology experience and basic neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular background
  • Minimum of 2 years of prior work experience T
  • Excellent skills in mouse survival surgeries and behavioral along with neurohistology training.
Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and contact information for at least three professional references. Uploading work samples is recommended. Applications will be kept confidential and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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