Assistant Research Scientist

Texas A&M University

United States

August 18, 2021

Description

Job Title

Assistant Research Scientist

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.”

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 College of Pharmacy is looking for a Assistant Research Scientist to serve as a member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of 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.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate PhD
  • Required Experience:

  • Relevant professional experience
  • Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

  • Experience leading multiple projects, technical/scientific writing, and supervising students
  • Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability through publications on metabolic diseases including diabetes or obesity or pregnancy complications.
  • Good computer literacy and expertise in statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics analysis.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
  • Knowledge of epigenetics
  • Expertise in mouse studies (preferably KO mice), colony management
  • Job Responsibilities

  • In vitro and in vivo mouse studies on metabolic diseases

  • Communicate with PI, other collaborators within as well as outside TAMU to ensure alignment of expectations within project objectives as well lead, influence, and enlist support to other lab members.

  • Conduct literature searches and reviews and continue to update knowledge and develop skills.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all findings.

  • Generate and display the results and interpret their implications.

  • Lead projects with confidence and proper organization

  • Excellent communication and organization skill in a well-funded lab with several postdocs and students

  • Actively participate as a member of a research team and attend and contribute to relevant meetings.

  • Present research findings to colleagues and at conferences.

  • Write progress reports, organize data

  • Preparation of laboratory for experiments including preparation of solutions and cleaning work areas; this may require light to moderate lifting.

  • Ordering of supplies, take care of lab equipment etc

  • Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M University and TAMHSC, 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 committed to diversity.

    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 committed to diversity.

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