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MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PHARMACOLOGY POSTDOC/RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position?
Yes

Hours of Work
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number
TSU202874

Official TSU Title
MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PHARMACOLOGY POSTDOC/RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Grant Title
MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PHARMACOLOGY POSTDOC/RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under direct supervision of U54 grant PIs/PD and Research Infrastructure Core Director conducts pharmacological studies in Infectious Diseases Drug Discovery Laboratory within the Center for Biomedical and Minority Health Research ( CBMHR ). Specifically, responsible for pharmacological assays, bioanalysis, imaging, cell handling, and data analysis; operating and maintaining instruments; providing service and technical support to internal and external users; providing direct support to the CBMHR leadership, faculty, users, and staff members; submitting reports, publishing, and presenting data, and applying for funding.
Duties assigned to this title will require an in-depth knowledge of pharmacology, although other research areas in Biology or Chemistry 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

Evaluating therapeutics mechanism of action, using biochemical and pharmacological assays.
Conduct pharmacology laboratory activities including study design, execution of various experiments, data collection, data interpretation, laboratory supplies, and daily operations of the lab.
Complies, writes, and effectively communicates project results to the principal investigator.
Designs, develops, and maintains equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
Reviews scientific literature.
Assist PIs in progress report of various projects and progress reports.
Publish data, presents at conferences and seeks external funding.
Train undergraduate and Graduate students in research skills.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Conducts innovative scientific investigation by developing theories and devising scientific methods and procedures to apply scientific principles, theories, and research.
Establishes research objectives and methodology and designs procedures requiring a highly developed technical skill.

% FTE

1.0

Hiring Range
Commensurate with experience.

Education

Doctoral degree in Pharmacology, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Enzymology, or related biomedical science-related field with experience in pharmaceutical research laboratory.

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Biostatistical analysis supporting pharmaceutical research.
• Technical and functional principles and procedures.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
Skill in:
• Detail oriented.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Writing documents.
• Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
• Operating software.

Work Experience
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in biomedical research. Experience maintaining cell lines in tissue culture, experience with microscopy and imaging will be a great advantage.
  • Preferred experience with cell culture, analytical instrumentation, pharmacology.
Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting, or carrying objects of light weight may be required.

Desired start date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date

Open Until Filled (overrides close field)
Yes

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Doctoral degree in Pharmacology, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Enzymology, or related biomedical science-related field with experience in pharmaceutical research laboratory?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience maintaining cell lines in tissue culture, experience with microscopy and imaging?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of 3 years of experience in biomedical research?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with cell culture, analytical instrumentation, pharmacology?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  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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