• Job Title: Post Doctoral Scholar
  • Job ID: 450250
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: SBS-Biolog Chem & Pharmacology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Term
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $48,484.00
  • Salary Range Max: $50,760.00

Position summary

Post Doctoral Scholar (Job Opening 450250) - Post Doctoral Scholar to pursue education and experience in research under the supervision of designated faculty in the Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology, for a period generally not to exceed three years; performs basic science and applied research in the field of obesity and diabetes with considerable scope and complexity; identifies and selects problems to be studied in agreement with Principal Investigator; plans and performs complex experiments and procedures; coordinates, collects, and analyzes data; prepares research results for publication in reports, papers, journal, books, presentations, conference and other media; prepare seminars, talks, and lectures; supervise over assigned research staff and students; assists with laboratory techniques and operates laboratory equipment; performs basic lab maintenance duties; maintains lab supplies; and other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

A doctoral degree in neuroscience, cell biology, pharmacology, biochemistry or other appropriate discipline, or equivalent. Doctoral degree with research experience required; previous experience in handling and breeding of mice including transgenic mice. Preferred; strong publication record preferred; ability to work in an independent environment with moderate supervision; strong analytical and writing skills. Requires successful completion of a background check; selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.