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Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Dravid’s Lab

Texas A&M University

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Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Dravid’s Lab

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to serve as a member of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Research -Dravid Lab. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of research experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate is responsible for conducting experiments to address role of glutamate receptors in the central nervous system using mouse models. Techniques may include confocal imaging, brain slice electrophysiology, in vivo manipulations, molecular biology, and behavioral analysis. Genetic mouse models will be applied. Responsibilities will include conducting experiments, analysis, preparation of report and publication and presentation in scientific meetings.

What you need to know

Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Appropriate PhD in neuroscience, pharmacology, or related areas. If the degree had not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school’s official Graduate Office and/or Registrar’s Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in in neuroscience, pharmacology, or related areas.

  • Expertise in electrophysiology, neural circuit analysis, molecular biology, imaging, or biochemistry techniques are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Experiments: Responsible for conducting experiments to address role of glutamate receptors in the central nervous system using mouse models. Performs various techniques such as confocal imaging, brain slice electrophysiology, in vivo manipulations, molecular biology, and behavioral analysis.

  • Data Analysis: Uses genetic models, imaging, electrophysiology, in vivo manipulations, molecular biology, and behavioral analysis to answer the research questions.

  • Publications: Compiles reports for publication and funded or future grant applications. Publishes research findings in peer reviewed journals. Other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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