Postdoctoral Fellow

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States

July 24, 2023

Description

Position Information

General Information

Position Number POST40

Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow Division Academic Affairs Department Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col) Work Unit Biological Sciences Work Location Biological Sciences Vacancy Open To All Candidates Position Designation Post Doc Employment Type Temporary - Part-time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

8 hours per day per week

Pay Rate Pay Rate varies Minimum Experience/Education

The Postdoctoral appointee must have recently (within the last eight years) been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D.)

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Ph.D. in Genetics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline. , Mol Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or related disciplines.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work under the supervision of a regular faculty member and Chair of the department, who serve as a mentor to the Fellow and will impart the realities, and variety, of scientific careers, and will encourage experiences outside the laboratory to broaden aspirations. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work to support ongoing projects in the laboratory and support additional projects and training needs of flow cytometry for the department. Opportunities to publish the results of research or scholarship during the period of appointment. As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow serving the Richardson lab and providing technical support to the department's flow cytometry equipment your main duties will include:

· Use of flow cytometry, maintain flow cytometry equipment, train new users in flow cytometry and related bioimaging fluidics-based equipment

· Analyze and interpret flow cytometry and bioimaging results and data related to projects in the lab

· Maintain stocks, resources, and equipment in Richardson lab and related equipment in the department used by Richardson labs such as autoclaves, microscopes, PCR, or sequencers, as appropriate

· Keep informed of recent advances in the field of DNA damage and repair· Conduct and supervise junior researchers in a program of investigation related to DNA damage and repair along with the principal investigator, as appropriate

· Evaluate methods and techniques used and results obtained by other researchers and to relate such evaluations appropriately to their own work

· Communicate or present research results through publication or other recognized forms of output

· Contribute to the supervision of junior researchers, as appropriate

· Maintain own continuing professional development and act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues, as appropriate

· Maintain a safe work environment, including ensuring compliance with legislation and undertaking risk assessments

Within the confines of the particular research focus assigned by that faculty member, the Postdoctoral Fellow functions with a considerable degree of independence and has the freedom (and is expected) to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of appointment. Thus, the role of Postdoctoral Fellows is clearly differentiated from full-time technical employees.

Postdoc appointments are characterized by all of the following conditions:

the appointee was recently (within the last eight years) awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D.); the appointment is temporary; the appointment involves substantially full-time research or scholarship; the appointment is viewed as preparatory for a full-time academic and/or research career; the appointee works under the supervision of a faculty member; and the appointee has the freedom and is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of appointment.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Necessary Licenses or Certifications Proposed Hire Date 09/01/2021 Expected Length of Assignment 12 months Posting Open Date 07/25/2022 Posting Close Date 07/24/2023 Special Notes to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted with the following documents: 1) Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Unofficial Transcripts 4) Contact Information for References. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and will be required to provide an official original transcript of their highest degree earned.

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  • Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for References
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  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
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