Post Doc Research Assoc

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

United States

August 31, 2021


Posting Details Positon Title Post Doc Research Associate

Classification Type Post Doctoral

Primary Purpose of Position

To conduct research in bio-engineered Alzheimer's Disease (AD) recapitulated brain organoid and further brain chip to study to elucidate novel mechanisms underpinning human AD. The Postdoc, working independently but in close cooperation and consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Scientists, will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. This position will design and perform experiments on vascularized organoids derived from iPSC and further construction of brain chip, including the iPSC-based organoid generation, vascularization and immune cells interaction. Functional analysis of these brain organoids by 3D culture, live cell imaging, ICC, confocal/light sheet imaging, ELISA, flow cytometry RT-PCR, and western blot will also be required.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The FIT BEST lab develop vascularized brain organoids to recapitulate Alzheimer's disease and study phenotypic expression of AD in terms of 1) tissue chip utilization with engineered extracellular matrix, 2) blood brain barrier dysfunction, 3) overactive inflammatory behavior induced by microglia and circulating immune cells, 4) efficacy of treatments.

Working Title Post Doc Research Assoc

Position Number 009723 Hiring Range 50,000 - 60,000 FLSA Exempt Position Type Post Doctoral Appointment Type Time Limited - Full-time If Time Limited, Appointment Length 05/31/2022 Minimum Requirements

Doctorate (PhD) in related field. Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment. Candidate must have: (1) demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis, operation and maintenance of specialized equipment, (2) Knowledge of safety standards; and (3) Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Ph.D. in Engineering

Required License or Certification Organizational Division Chemical Biological & Bioengineering Organizational Location College of Engineering Organizational Unit Chem & Bioengineering Research

Posting Number PD0036

Open Date 06/08/2021 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled 08/31/2021 Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)