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Postdoctoral Associate - Mangelsdorf & Kliewer Lab
HHMI in Texas City, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 05/13/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Primary Work Address: 6001 Forest Park Road, Dallas, TX, 75390-9050


Current HHMI Employees, click here to apply via your Workday account.

We are currently looking for a driven, highly skilled Postdoctoral Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. The Mangelsdorf/Kliewer lab works on neuroendocrine signaling as it relates to metabolism and behavior and studies two signal transduction pathways that offer new therapeutic potential for treating diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, and parasitism. For more information about the lab’s research, please visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/mangelsdorf-kliewer/
 

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented scientist who can commit to a long-term appointment (3+ years) with the lab, manage an independent research project that involves tracing neuronal activity in the brain, contribute to publications, and potentially supervise/mentor more junior lab team members based on interest and capability. The ideal candidate will preferably have experience in the neurobiology field working with state-of-the-art methods to map neuronal circuits using rodent models.
 

Preferred Qualifications

Education
A Ph.D. in neurobiology, neuroscience, or a closely related field is required.
Experience
Experience in the neurobiology field mapping neuronal circuits is preferred.
Experience working with rodent models is preferred.
Experience in optogenetics is preferred.
Application Instructions
Please include the following items as part of your application (preferably as one PDF):

  • Your curriculum vitae including list of publications

  • A cover letter

  • A list of three professional references with up-to-date contact information

Physical Requirements

Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).

Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Please Note:

This job description sets forth the job’s principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however.  Unless they begin with the word “may,” the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are “essential functions” of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.


HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Work Address: 6001 Forest Park Road, Dallas, TX, 75390-9050


Current HHMI Employees, click here to apply via your Workday account.

We are currently looking for a driven, highly skilled Postdoctoral Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. The Mangelsdorf/Kliewer lab works on neuroendocrine signaling as it relates to metabolism and behavior and studies two signal transduction pathways that offer new therapeutic potential for treating diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, and parasitism. For more information about the lab’s research, please visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/mangelsdorf-kliewer/
 

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented scientist who can commit to a long-term appointment (3+ years) with the lab, manage an independent research project that involves tracing neuronal activity in the brain, contribute to publications, and potentially supervise/mentor more junior lab team members based on interest and capability. The ideal candidate will preferably have experience in the neurobiology field working with state-of-the-art methods to map neuronal circuits using rodent models.
 

Preferred Qualifications

Education
A Ph.D. in neurobiology, neuroscience, or a closely related field is required.
Experience
Experience in the neurobiology field mapping neuronal circuits is preferred.
Experience working with rodent models is preferred.
Experience in optogenetics is preferred.
Application Instructions
Please include the following items as part of your application (preferably as one PDF):

  • Your curriculum vitae including list of publications

  • A cover letter

  • A list of three professional references with up-to-date contact information

Physical Requirements

Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).

Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Please Note:

This job description sets forth the job’s principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however.  Unless they begin with the word “may,” the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are “essential functions” of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.


HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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