Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University

United States

December 22, 2021

Description

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Pharmacy - Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

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 delivery.

What we want

The College of Pharmacy is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to serve as a member of the Pharmaceutical Sciences 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 Education:

  • Appropriate PhD
  • Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Preferred Education:

  • PhD in synthetic chemistry or medicinal chemistry
  • Preferred Experience:

  • 1-2 years postdoctoral experience in multi-step organic synthesis;

  • Experience with optimization and SAR studies of lead compounds;

  • Lab management experience;

  • Experience in writing manuscripts

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

  • Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • ·Experience with manuscript composition
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Search prior arts data bases (Scifinder, Reaxys, Pubmed, Sciencedirect etc.) relevant to the assigned project to formulate a research plan
  • Identify and apply proper methodologies to carry out the synthesis of target molecules.
  • Trouble shooting and improve the synthesis in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate and interpret SAR data.
  • Write progress reports and technical documents.
  • Assists the PI to manage the lab routine research activities
  • Complies with all state and university policies
  • Demonstrates intermediate to expert skills with Microsoft office software, and is able to learn and use institutional software systems.
  • May carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M University and TAMHSC, 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 check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

    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 check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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