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Postdoctoral Fellow-Physics

Texas Southern University
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 24, 2023
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Hours of Work
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

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Official TSU Title
Postdoctoral Fellow-Physics

Grant Title
Postdoctoral Fellow-Physics

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Duties assigned to this title will require an in-depth knowledge of Computational Biophysics, although other research areas in Biophysics or computational biology will be considered. The duties will require some publication experience, the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in carrying out research activities, the development of methods of research, and mentoring of students.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary
  • Assist with the development of novel computational models of cellular response to radiation exposure.
  • Contribute to the work of experimentalists and other computational researchers in the group.
  • Contribute to the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.


Hiring Range
$41,976.00 - $52,470.00


Ph.D. degree in physics, mathematics or engineering preferable with a concentration biophysics or computational physics.

Required Licensing/Certification

None Required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Biostatistical analysis supporting biophysics research.
  • Machine learning and data science techniques is a plus, but not required.
  • Technical and functional principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience with the MATLAB software package.

Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Writing documents.
  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
  • Program in C, C++, Python, MATLAB and Mathematica.
Work Experience
  • Expertise in Theoretical Biophysics preferred.
  • Prior experience with computational modeling of biological processes preferred.
  • Experience with biological laboratory instrumentation and data processing is a plus.
Working/Environmental Conditions
  • Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions.
  • Limited to sitting and/or standing.
  • Stoop, bend or lift.
  • Handling of light weight objects.
Desired start date

Position End Date (if temporary)

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Close Date

Open Until Filled (overrides close field)

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. degree in physics, mathematics or engineering preferable with a concentration biophysics or computational physics?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have expertise in Theoretical Biophysics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have prior experience with computational modeling of biological processes?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with biological laboratory instrumentation and data processing?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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