The employee will report to Professor Chi and will be a senior member of Professor Chi?s research group, supporting projects through original research, collaboration with other team members, and mentoring of students. The employee will also contribute to additional proposal efforts, thereby strengthening UNC Charlotte?s ability to attract external funding. The employee?s principal research responsibilities will be research related to cell and structural biology. The employee will confer with Professor Chi on overall research direction and strategy but will exercise a considerable amount of independent judgment and original thinking in carrying out research that contributes to original knowledge and advances the University?s reputation in research. The employee will publish research results, in collaboration with Professor Chi, in recognized journals. The employee will share student mentoring with Professor Chi and will participate in departmental seminars and other professional activities as assigned. Postdoc appointments are characterized by all of the following conditions: * the appointee was recently (within the last eight years) awarded a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline, specializing in cell, molecular or structural biology * the appointment is temporary; * the appointment involves substantially full-time research * the appointment is viewed as preparatory for a full-time academic and/or research career; * the appointment will act independently and receive general guidance from Dr. Richard Chi He or she will evaluate incoming information in the form of experimental data and observations, written literature documentation, and oral communications, and will use this information to make judgments about what step(s) will next lead to progress in the project. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.
The Postdoctoral appointee must have recently (within the last eight years) been awarded a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline, specializing in cell, molecular or structural biology
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