Postdoctoral Fellow RNA Neuropharmacology UT-Dallas

Employer
UT Dallas
Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
Competitive and according to NIH salary rates
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Closes
Nov 30, 2020
Research Area
Sensory Systems
Position Type
Full Time

The Campbell lab (www.RNAcentral.com) is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral scientist interested in understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms of plasticity. We use genomic methodologies and molecular biology to probe how nascent translation is controlled in the context of pain. This position is funded by a new 5 year grant from NIH/NINDS. In specific, we seek candidates with the following qualifications:
 
·       Ph. D. in Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, or related field
·       A minimum of two first author papers published or accepted in peer-reviewed journals
·       Strong background in behavior (experience with pain models is highly desirable)
·       Familiarity with animal surgery, mouse genotyping, confocal microscopy, western blots, and primary cell culture
·       Creative thinking skills and excellence in problem solving
·       Ability to work collaboratively 
·       Excellent oral and written communication skills
·       Strong proficiency in the English language
·       Innate source of curiosity
·       Enthusiasm to learn new methods and test new hypotheses
 
Opportunities:
 
·       Specialized training in genomics and molecular biology 
·       Mentorship in proposal and manuscript generation
·       Next-generation sequencing and data interpretation
·       Ribosome profiling, SEQRS, and CLIP methodologies
·       Access to super-resolution imaging, 2 photon microscopy, spinning disc confocal, and cell sorting equipment
·       Collaborative work environment
 
Interested candidates should submit the following: a letter describing their relevant experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 2-3 references to the following link: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/14967

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