Research Fellow I (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Location
Kennesaw, GA
Posted
May 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A postdoctoral associate position in signal transduction is available immediately to work with Dr. Carol Chrestensen pursing National Institute of Health (NIH) funded research on MAP kinase cascade mediated regulation of nitric oxide production in the endothelium. Candidates will be expected to write and edit research manuscripts and assist with external funding proposal development. This position is grant funded; therefore, length of employment is contingent upon continued funding. Opportunities to teach could be available if desired by the applicant.

We use biochemical, enzymatic, microscopic and molecular biology approaches to investigate these questions. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline and experience in biochemistry, enzymatic assays, tissue culture and/or microscopy is desired.

A strong work ethic, communication and organization skills are required.

Required documents: Please upload a cover letter that describes your past research and future goals , a curriculum vitae, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs complex data collection, reduction, and laboratory techniques requiring the use of independent judgment.
  • Performs tests and analysis to determine procedures to be used and interprets results.
  • Supervises and trains novice researchers in biochemical, enzymatic and sterile techniques for both microbiological and mammalian tissue culture applications.
  • Writes manuscripts and contributes to grant proposals.
  • Performs advanced to senior level administrative tasks.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.

This position is grant funded; therefore, length of employment is contingent upon continued funding.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Minimum qualifications: Doctoral degree

Preferred qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline and experience in biochemistry, enzymatic assays, tissue culture and/or microscopy is desired.

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