POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW (Immunology & Microbiology)
Number of Vacancies:
School of Medicine / Immunology and
Scope of Job:
Trainee position to pursue research as a vital component of their
educational mission and professional career development. Works
under minimal supervision with some latitude in the use of
initiative and independent judgment in research and/or teaching.
Performs teaching and/or research work as required within the
classroom and/or project assigned.
Description of Duties:
The following is a listing of typical duties that may be applicable
to the position:
Developing, testing, and analyzing research projects based on
application expertise and interest; Aiding in the development of a
survey instrument, testing the instrument and disseminating the
instrument; Writing narrative summaries of the research results,
and related tasks under the supervision of the faculty member
assigned; Conducting background research; Developing and
implementing an evaluation plan and preparing progress reports as
needed; Studying, testing, and maintaining accurate data identified
as relevant and/or best practice systems from research results
obtained through national studies; Designing and implementing
training activities as required; Teaching one to two courses per
semester in conjunction with faculty member, if assigned;
Publishing in peer-reviewed publications related to the focus of
the research activities assigned; and performing other job-related
duties as assigned.
General direction from the assigned supervisor.
Doctoral degree from an accredited University (based on funding
restrictions degree may need to have been conferred within a set
period of time previous to assuming position).
Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Standard office environment.
This is a trainee position subject to a specific time as agreed to
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
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with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
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of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
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To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/34493