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Postdoctoral Research Assoc
University of North Texas at Dallas in Denton, Texas
Date Posted 05/07/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Department UNT-Biological Sciences-121100
College/School College of Science
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Salary Information
Department Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences is a large, vibrant research-active department within the College of Sciences. With state-of-the-art facilities, it offers excellent opportunities for research and related training.

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join Dr. Warren Burggren’s Developmental Physiology laboratory. The laboratory’s research current focus is on the physiology, morphology and molecular biology associated with epigenetic inheritance of hypoxic tolerant phenotypes in freshwater fishes. The postdoctoral researcher will work on projects aimed at establishing and maintaining colonies of fishes across multiple generations, while assessing larvae and adults from each generation for specific respiratory, cardiovascular and metabolic characteristics, and conducting analysis of putative epigenetic readers, writers and erasers. We seek applicants with knowledge and experience in fresh water fish aquaculture, organismal physiological and morphological measurement and molecular biology tools and techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Animal Physiology or closely related field
• Ability to design and conduct experiments both independently and collaboratively as needed
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Research experience in freshwater fish aquaculture, physiological, morphological and molecular measurements
• Extensive knowledge of complex multi-variate statistical analyses
• Developing record of quality peer-reviewed publications

Preferred Qualifications

• Research experience in establishing hypoxic environments and assessing the organismal consequences
• Experience in international collaboration in biological sciences
• Strong verbal and written skills in Spanish

Required License / Registration / Certification
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle No

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Experimental Planning. Develop a logical experimental protocol for specifric experiments. Keeping abreast of new developments in the literature.

Description of Job Duty

Experimental execution. Carefully perform planned experiments

Description of Job Duty

Record and evaluate and publish data obtained from work assignments for use in scientific papers. In collaboration with PI, interpret and analyze results

Description of Job Duty

Construct, assemble and operate laboratory equipment and apparatus

Description of Job Duty

Concurrently manage multiple research and publishing projects

Description of Job Duty

Observe safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed

Description of Job Duty

Procedural advice for students (graduate and/or undergraduate) with follow-up when applicable

Description of Job Duty

Perform other appropriate duties as assigned

Posting Number F464P
Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application must include 1) a cover letter detailing your research experience and how it relates to the position, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names and contact information for three references who are in the position to evaluate your scientific qualifications, expertise, and work habits.

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/45538
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