Research Associate- Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience


Position Details

Job Title Research Associate- Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience Position Title Research Associate Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code PHARMACOLOGY (06230A) Department Name PHARMACOLOGY Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

The laboratory of Dr. Rocco Gogliotti is actively recruiting Research Associates interested in drug discovery, personalized medicine, and basic science research for neurodevelopmental disorders (i.e. Rett syndrome, MeCP2 Duplication syndrome, CDKL5 deficiency disorder, and idiopathic autism). Successful Candidates will have experience in, or a strong desire to learn, modern techniques in neurogenomics, neuropharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, and/or electrophysiology. It is anticipated that this position will be funded by RO1 level support; however, candidates will also be encouraged to apply for independent funding and pursue avenues for career development for which they are passionate. Motivated candidates will be mentored to develop their own hypotheses, seek out mechanisms to fund those projects, and function in a manner that is both self-motivated and professional. The successful candidate will be expected to publish research results in peer-reviewed journals, present at scientific meetings, independently seek out relevant literature, and help mentor students and research assistants.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD or PhD/MD with research experience, a documented record of peer- reviewed publications, and be eligible to apply for NIH grant support. Applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Physical Demands Repetitive Motions Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Applicants must have a PhD or PhD/MD with research experience, a documented record of peer- reviewed publications, and be eligible to apply for NIH grant support. Applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Open Date 03/10/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Interest candidates should submit an application on-line and email the following information to Dr. Gogliotti at rgogliotti@luc.edu. Preliminary inquiries about the position are also welcome via e-mail cover letter indicating current and future research interests.

• Curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch
• A brief summary of previous research experience
• Names and contact information for three references

Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/13679 Job Number 8550431 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
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  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Scholarly Publications
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Other Document
  6. Unofficial Transcripts
  7. Resume
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