Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX, United States
Jun 18, 2021
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. 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 Animal work to include testing and monitoring of disease Manuscript writing and editing Graphpad and other editorial systems to create graphs and diagrams for grant presentation ELISA, RNA Seq, PBMC, hatching and egg counting Required Attachments Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV Optional Attachments Recommendation/Referral 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.