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Postdoctoral Research Assoc
University of North Texas at Dallas in Denton, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 07/24/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details


UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Department UNT-Biological Sciences-121100
College/School College of Science
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Salary Information
Department Summary
The Department is committed to carrying out state-of-the-art research across a number of areas of biology and closely related areas of science and technology. Research active faculty members work with postdocs and graduate students by facilitating research projects, so they progress towards completion of their degrees and career goals. Many opportunities also exist for undergraduate research participation, for example, through senior thesis projects. With these strong student involvements, the Department’s research activities support and compliment student education and professional preparation.
Position Summary
The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of genetics and stress biology. The research involves use of genetic tools, cellular analysis, and transcriptomic/gene expression approaches to study stress responses. Example research of interest includes use of model systems relevant to human disease states such as diabetes and ischemia. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to develop a research area, with the capacity to work with a broad range of team members including those in the field of physiology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics.
Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in the field of Biology or similar field.  Previous research in the field of genetics, preference for capacity to utilize genetic model systems. Requires education and experience as an individual who recently completed their Ph.D. Evidence of research experience, exceptional presentation, communication and writing skills that leads to publications, analytical skills sets including statistics, and capacity to develop scientific figures using a variety of software programs available..
Preferred Qualifications
Required License / Registration / Certification
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

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.

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Job Duties


Description of Job Duty
Write manuscripts for publication 
Description of Job Duty
Work with the lab team, including students, to write manuscripts 
Description of Job Duty
Develop and communicate protocols and experimental procedures 
Description of Job Duty
Develop and communicate presentations to disseminate information about the research project 
Description of Job Duty
Conduct experiments using the genetic model system C. elegans, specific field is stress responses  
Description of Job Duty
Conduct cell biological experiments utilize microscopy 
Description of Job Duty
Conduct genetic experiments which include genetic crosses, RNA interference, and phenotype characterizations  
Description of Job Duty
Conduct molecular experiments including CRISPR, RT-PCR, and other molecular techniques 
Description of Job Duty
Obtain and analyze genomic and transcriptomic data 
Description of Job Duty
Read and disseminate relevant research papers 
Description of Job Duty
Keep up with laboratory practices and procedures, including laboratory safety and laboratory compliance 
Description of Job Duty
Help maintain laboratory equipment 

Posting Number F531P
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/48253
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