Postdoctoral Research Associate - Reddy Lab GWI
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics
Proposed Minimum Salary
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
What we want
We are looking for an individual to join our 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 Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with appropriate laboratory and/or technical equipment
Ability to effectively utilize a computer and applicable software to
create databases, perform statistical analyses, present data and perform
other computer related tasks.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
PhD in pharmacology, neuroscience or related biomedical science.
Experience working with animal EEG studies, data compilation and analysis.
Experience working with rodent models, brain surgery, animal care and
Relevant postdoc working experience in pharmacology lab
Experience and expertise in experimental seizure techniques
Experience and expertise in behavioral studies and interpretation
Experience and expertise in brain histology, pharmacological studies and
Track-record of writing and publishing research manuscripts
Experience with lab research compliance such as chemicals and lab animals.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Able to multitask and work cooperatively with others in the team.
Knowledge of advanced pharmacology research, epilepsy and GWI studies and
Knowledge of organophosphate neurotoxicity, training, and drug
Knowledge of research compliance, its implementation and data keeping.
Passionate about translational epilepsy neuroscience models.
Ability to organize, conduct and report pharmacological studies and
Ability to conduct high-quality, independent research and publish high-
Ability to work with a team of colleagues and collaborators in
implementing project goals.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to train or mentor junior staff in the lab.
Expertise in experimental seizure techniques
Expertise in behavioral studies and interpretation
Expertise in brain histology, pharmacological studies and data compilation
Plan and perform pharmacology research experiments with advanced methods
and techniques in the lab.
Develop approaches and scholarly activities including cutting-edge
techniques to address translational questions in epilepsy and
neuropharmacology. commitment for excellence in performing and analyzing
Development of novel treatments for epilepsy, GWI and OP exposure.
Design and perform experiments procedures involving epilepsy and seizure
Organize and conduct studies of EEG studies and data monitoring.
Design and execute molecular studies, PK and analytical studies in the
Responsible for performing survival surgical operations relevant to the
project and all tools.
Assist and train other members in the lab to execute the research
Train students and research staff to perform research studies and
Systematic organization of studies and data recording.
Prepare and archive of scientific records, sample inventory, and research
Make presentations of research outcomes at local and national scientific
Write and edits manuscripts related to ongoing projects and completing
project progress reports.
Assist the PI in gathering relevant material for writing grants and
participate in grant writing.
Analyze and interpret seizure data and behavioral paradigms.
Lab compliance, ordering and inventory of lab materials for research
Coordinate and maintain scientific supplies and equipment.
Prepare and maintain lab records and study protocols.
Communicate with coordinators at college and campus research offices.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M
University 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
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