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Posting Title Research Specialist-Part Time
Department HSC-Pharmacology & Neuroscience-302700
Job Location Dallas
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience is internationally recognized
and committed to biomedical research, education of future health care
providers, graduate training and community outreach. The P&N department is a
faculty home for two research institutes that organize and sponsor
translational multidisciplinary research efforts in aging and
neurodegenerative disease (Institute for Healthy Aging) and visual sciences
(North Texas Eye Research Institute). The pharmacology and neuroscience
faculty maintain active research programs in the following areas: aging and
Alzheimer's disease; drug discovery; glaucoma and ocular pharmacology;
learning and memory; neurobiology of drug and alcohol abuse; neuronal
degeneration and protection; neuropsychopharmacology; pharmacogenetics; and
receptors and ion channels.
The Research Specialist is responsible for lab maintenance and conducting
primary neuron and astrocyte culture, seahorse flux analysis,
immunohistochemistry, transgenic mice breeding, confocal microscopy, mice and
rats behavioral tests.
Bachelors Degree and 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination
of education and experience.
A BS or MS in quantitative life science such as chemistry, biology,
neuroscience or similar area. Experience working with rodents and measuring
their behaviors. Lab work experience in a non-clinical setting. Multiple years
of laboratory bench work experience and knowledge of laboratory machinery.
Required License / Registration / Certification
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.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Posting Number H375P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/49767
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What is your highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
How many years of related experience do you have?
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Recommendation