Postdoctoral Research Assoc.(Cornea Research)
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Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc.(Cornea Research)
Department HSC-Pharmaceutical Sciences-301400
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time
Salary Information Salary Commensurate with Experience
Our motto reflects the increasing contribution to healthcare that can be
provided by doctors of pharmacy trained in the highly interprofessional and
primary care environment present at the University of North Texas Health
Science Center (UNTHSC). Our focus is on the patient. Making healthcare
better crucially depends upon improved teamwork of a variety of healthcare
professionals and improved access for patients. Doctors of pharmacy involved
in disease and medication management make healthcare better by increasing
safety, improving outcomes, and reducing costs.
Our motto also extends to the contributions that our faculty, postdoctoral
associates, graduate students, and research staff make to the development of
new and more effective therapies for the promotion of health and treatment of
We are looking for outstanding candidates with a PhD or MD/PhD in any area of
corneal biology and excellent publication record to pursue innovative studies
in corneal trauma/disease with a focus on both in vitro and in vivo models.
Applicants should have proven experience in biochemistry, cell and molecular
biology, and tissue/cell culture techniques. Previous involvement in vision
research is essential. Previous involvement in corneal research is preferred.
Successful fellows will have a strong passion to conduct independent
scientific research and possess excellent communication and interpersonal
skills. Annual stipend will be commensurate with experience and training.
For more information please visit https: // www. unthsc.edu/north-texas-eye-
Appropriate doctoral degree. If the degree had not been conferred at the time
applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from
the school's official Graduate Office and/or Registrar's Office certifying
that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills
Project organization/management skills
Advanced training in quantitative research methods
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Minimum 2 years of previous postdoctoral experience is preferred.Applicants
should have proven experience in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, and
tissue/cell culture techniques. Previous involvement in vision research is
essential. Previous involvement in corneal research is preferred
Required License / Registration / Certification
Full Time Mon-Fri
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds,
Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing,
Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate
Execute experiments independently, collect data and take good notes of
experiments, and keep up-to-date with the most recent literature in the field
Write manuscripts and prepare materials for scientific presentations inside
Perform technical procedures involved in execution of own experiments (i.e.
Analyze experimental results of experimental protocols).
Presentation of project results to internal and external parties.
Operates specialized scientific equipment.
Performs statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis
procedure, setting up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of
data, designing and writing programs to perform analyses, and producing
written reports on the result of the analyses.
Write research results for publication (i.e. Clearly summarize data for
analysis, prepare needed figures for publication and participate in preparing
revisions of manuscripts).
Provide knowledge and help with experiments as requested by graduate students.
Engaged in fieldwork and writing of technical publications and reports.
Posting Number S2154P
Position End Date (if temporary)
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