Post-Doctoral Research, Physiology/Pharmacology

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TitlePost-Doctoral Research, Physiology/PharmacologyCampusStocktonDepartmentPharmacy - InstructionPosting NumberF00193Full or Part TimeFull TimeOpen Date04/22/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDays Per WeekWeeks Per Year Position Description

Position Description

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy at the University of pacific has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral position for a period of 1 year in laboratory of Dr. Roshanak Rahimian. The successful candidate will work on an NIH-funded study to vascular complications in a novel model of type 2 diabetes with respect to the role of sex hormones. As part of the training program, the postdoctoral fellow will also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in supervision and mentorship activities within the department. Highly productive and motivated applicants with a PhD in Biological Sciences, Physiology, Pharmacology, Cell Biology, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience working in the field of cardiovascular science, and a track record of scientific achievement as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications.

Basic Qualifications

Duties & Responsibilities
• Planning and execution of vascular biology experiments, data collection and analysis
• Active participation in the preparation of scientific abstracts, manuscripts and/or developing an NIH grant proposal for submission by June of 2020.
• Perform ex vivo assays using freshly isolated tissue in small chamber myography system
• Perform standard molecular and cellular assays including DNA/RNA prep, RT-PCR, ELISA, Western blotting, histological staining
• Perform other related job duties as assigned or delegated.
• Help with supervision and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Chemistry, Cell Biology, or related fields

Additional Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
•Vascular biology field
•Solid level of publication
•Solid reading, writing, and verbal communication skills.
•Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and work ethic.
•Excellent knowledge of common statistical software and computer programs
•Demonstrated excellent project management and time management skills.

Physical Requirements

Work in Standard Physical Laboratory environment.

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Special Instructions

Please submit copies of the following documents:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Cover letter
3. A statement of research experience
4. Contact information for at least 3 references.

Contact Information

For questions, please contact: Roshanak Rahimian, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Thomas J. long School of Pharmacy University of the Pacific

Contact [email protected] Reference Letter Information

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting?YesMinimum Number of References3Maximum Number of References3Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
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    Posted: 5/7/2019
    Application Due: 7/27/2019
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