Title:  Postdoctoral Associate - Neuroscience Systems

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Hiring upto $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9159


Performs complex research work of an advanced nature requiring an MD or PhD level certification and systems neuroscience experience; uses own initiative in planning and completing advanced research experiments in accordance with general directions from the principal investigator. Will supervise undergraduate and graduate students in laboratory research relative to the project. 

For more information see the link: https://www.bcm.edu/people-search/j-david-dickman-20606

Job Duties

  • Performs systems neuroscience research as an independent investigator.
  • Performs original research on project derived from existing laboratory funded initiatives.
  • Coordinates and conducts anatomical, physiological and behavioral experiments in neuroscience systems under the direction of the principal investigator.
  • Conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • Performs integrated data analyses, develops original analytical programs in the MATLAB or PYTHON environment, performs statistical analyses.
  • Writes original scientific papers describing research findings for peer review publication.
  • Supervises student personnel in laboratory duties and research.
  • Maintains laboratory operations, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities and procedures.
  • Assists in grant preparation and development.
  • Supervises, schedules and coordinates the activities of staff involved with animal research.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Training in either neuroscience, neurology, systems biology.





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