Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Sensory Biology/Physiology
February 9, 2018
Fellowship - Experienced
Academic / Research
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Sensory Biology/Physiology in Richmond, VA.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop functional assays for high throughput screening of receptors, transporters and channels using cell based models
Plan and execute cell based experiments to understand physiologic effects
Work as part of a cross functional team to facilitate the development of products that deliver a superior sensory experience
The ideal candidate would possess:
Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
A broad knowledge of ionotropic receptors, GPCRs and ion channel physiology and biophysics
Experience with maintaining cell cultures, immunocytochemistry, Ca+ imaging cell assays and electrophysiology
Knowledge of machine learning, neural network and/or other numerical technicques for developing predictive models
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. (doctoral degree from an accredited university) in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, computational biology, or other related degree concentration
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Richmond, VA are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 10770
Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 25,000 employees across 250 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments