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Postdoctoral Fellow - Geisbert lab

(Ref#: requisiton 2102200)

UTMB

Categories:
  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

The postdoctoral fellow will conduct, report and present research in his/her field of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor. This is a training position, and is not expected to be a permanent position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  •  Plan and perform experiments independently
  •  Prepare lab reports and manuscripts
  • Performs a variety of virology, immunology, and pathology assays and procedures in BSL-2, ABSL-2, BSL-3, ABSL-3, BSL-4, and ABSL-4 work environments including cell culture, ELISA, western blot, PCR, plaque assay, neutralization assay, antiviral activity assay, virus isolation, multiplex assays, and flow cytometry
  • Assists with the conduct of studies with animals
  •  Interacts with graduate students
  •  Capable of presenting data at scientific meetings

MARGINAL OR PERIODIC FUNCTIONS:

  •  Performs related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

• Ability to plan and perform experiments independently

• Ability to observe and record experiments/research and report accurately

• Writing skills for protocols, reports, journal manuscripts and funding applications

• Able to plan and perform experiments in an independent manner with minimal supervision

• Able to write papers, protocols, and lab reports associated with project

• Mentoring and teaching skills for interaction with graduate students

• Presentation skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Ph.D., M.D. or Doctoral equivalent in any field. Scientific research experience.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Experience in experiments.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/LOCATION OF POSITION: High containment animal facility environment. Pregnancy may become a safety factor in some laboratory animal science duties. Potential exposure to radiation and biohazards. May require completion of appropriate vaccinations. Regular use of PPE including BSL-4 positive pressure suits required. The applicant must meet all State and Federal requirements necessary for working with Select Agents and Tier 1 pathogens.

Interested applicants please apply to requisition # 2102200 Postdoctoral Fellow  via https://www.utmb.edu/hr/careers

Education Requirement:
Ph.D., M.D. or Doctoral equivalent in any field. Scientific research experience
Salary:
at the NIH standard (based on experience) $53,460
Location:
UTMB- Galveston
Microbiology & Immunology
301 University Blvd
Galveston , TX 77555
US
Contact:
AnaLaura Ramos,