A Senior Scientist position is available at Biomanufacturing Research Institute & Technology Enterprise (BRITE), North Carolina Central University (NCCU), Durham, NC. This position is a state supported position.
The main responsibilities of this position are to assist Dr. Jiahua (Jay) Xie, Principal Investigator of the BRITE Institute and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, first on various research projects and second on training students in the laboratory. He/she will work with the PI to generate and analyze research data, and to assist manuscript and grant proposal preparations. He/she will be also required to perform some other duties, such as outreach activity, equipment maintenance, assigned by the BRITE director and department chair.
Candidates must have a strong background in cellular and molecular neuroscience with demonstrated experience in handling of rodents. A PhD/MD degree, or MS/BS degree with minimum five-year working experience is required. Emphasis is on proficiency in conducting neuroprotective studies in rodents, research productivity, and good oral and written communication skills in English.
Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) description of past research, skills, and interests, 3) curriculum vitae, and 4) name, institution affiliation, email and phone number of three referees. Please email the above information as a single PDF file to: Dr. Jay (Jiahua) Xie: firstname.lastname@example.org.