Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Center for Gene Therapy
Schedule:  Based on Workload
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $53,760
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6586

Job Purpose

Postdoctoral Associate position available in the lab of Dr. Benjamin Deneen. The successful applicant will join a highly dynamic research group with excellent track-record and resources in glial cell research. They will be employed to carry out advanced independent and directed research to achieve the objectives of the research project. Applicants should have expertise in molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience and mouse modeling.

Job Duties

  • Plan and conducts day-to-day experimental activities relating to assigned research projects.
  • Use in depth knowledge of concepts to implement complex research plans, data collection, analysis and evaluation base and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.
  • Adhere to experimental protocols required for project advancement.
  • Retain accurate records of research findings, along with analysis of results, in a detailed up-to-date laboratory notebook.
  • Utilize safe laboratory protocols.
  • Present research findings at internal meetings and conferences.
  • Contribute to scientific literature as well as research proposals and grant applications.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in the appropriate field or discipline.
  • Strong research experience in the field and have a track record of publications that demonstrate his/her abilities in essential biochemistry and molecular biology techniques and working with laboratory mice.







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