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.
Designs and performs laboratory experiments. Analyzes and interprets data obtained. Develops and determines research procedures. Provides oversight and helps manage graduate students working in the lab.
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.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. degree with a solid background in biophysics/biochemistry and discipline specific as well as essential wet-lab skills. Experience in structural biology, membrane protein biochemistry, or ion channel electrophysiology are preferred. A successful candidate is expected to be highly skilled and self-motivated, willing to work in a collaborative environment, and able to communicate well with scientists and non-scientists from diverse backgrounds.
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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.
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