Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate

Charles R. Drew University

United States

October 14, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number 00612

Title Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate Position Number PS02171 Job Summary

This is a temporary position for 12 Months only. The Postdoctoral Fellow will assist PI to design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures; summarize findings and publish results in the peer reviewed journals; assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory; provide supervision and guidance to junior technicians and students.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct experiments under the supervision of PI;
  • Perform standard and complex laboratory/animal procedures;
  • Conduct experiments under the supervision of PI;
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports including manuscripts summarizing data collection; establish and maintain files.
  • Perform Tissue Culture, Western Blot, immunostaining and quantitative real time RT-PCR analysis.
  • Maintain inventory of lab supplies and equipment.
  • Document and maintain mouse colonies.
  • Supervise other personnel in the laboratory to coordinate research efforts for increased efficiency; participate in training of students and volunteer workers as needed.
  • Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment and with general maintenance of laboratory.
  • Required Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience in cell and molecular biology, animal handling.
  • Experience with aerosol nicotine delivery to free moving animals using ENDS system required
  • Experience with blood pressure measurement on conscious rodents using BP 2000 system required.
  • Strong background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology.
  • Must have publications proving the skills listed above.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in a basic or health science.
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in a research environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • n/a
  • Special Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
  • FLSA Non-Exempt Category Full Time Grade Number of Vacancies 1

    EEO Statement

    Charles R. Drew University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

    Fair Chance Statement

    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local “Fair Chance” laws.

    Open Date 09/10/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close date if active) No Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Ph.D. in a basic or health science?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in a research environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with aerosol nicotine delivery to free moving animals using ENDS system?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with blood pressure measurement on conscious rodents using BP 2000 system?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a strong background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 2-3 years of experience in cell and molecular biology, animal handling?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Professional Licenses
  • Professional Certifications or Permits
  • Letter of Recommendation or Nomination