HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc, Lubbock, Texas

Created 02/23/2021
Employer Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Reference 406714
Country United States
State Texas
City Lubbock
Zip 79430
Position Description

Performs specialized Post Doctoral work in the planning, conducting and/or supervision of original research. Responsible for participating in a research project associated with Ph.D studies and the interpretation of the results of publication. Work is performed under supervision of graduate faculty members with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions

Post Doctoral work to include vaccine development and efficacy studies. Plans, conducts, and initiates research that will further move the research work forward to vaccine development. Creatively write research manuscripts for publication.

Occasional Duties

Occasionally will assist with instructing students on basic lab procedures.

Required Qualifications

PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., D.Sc., M.D.) in area of project specialization.

Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof. Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. Ability to integrate resources, policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions and other outcomes. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to plan and allocate the workload of employees, providing direct training and supervision as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in research with Schistosomiasis
  • Extensive knowledge performing ELISA, RNA seq, PBMC, hatching and egg counting
  • Knowledge with graphpad and other editorial systems to create and adjust graphs and diagrams for manuscripts.
  • Ability to work in a group setting as well as independently without constant supervision.
  • Professional communication skills
  • Eager and willing to take initiative in furthering and innovating current research projects.
  • Prior knowledge and experience with the submission of research publications


Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Posts in Specialty Journal, Research Statement

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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