Postdoctoral Research Associate

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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. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateDepartmentHSC-Pharmaceutical Sciences-301400Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the UNT College of Pharmacy is located at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC), ranked among the top 50 medical schools for seven consecutive years, the UNTHSC is a 33-acre graduate school located in the city’s Cultural District with a local economic impact of $500 million annually. The UNT College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in Texas located on an academic health science center campus.

Position Overview

A postdoctoral fellow position in computational biology/chemistry is available in the lab of Dr. Jin Liu in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. We are looking for a creative, independent and highly motivated individual to join our team.

Minimum Qualifications

Appropriate doctoral degree. If the degree had not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school’s official Graduate Office and/or Registrar’s Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPreferred Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, biology, or related field. A strong background in computational biology/chemistry (e.g. molecular dynamics simulations) is essential. Experiences in machine learning algorithms are preferred.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

40 hours per week, but night and weekend hours possible

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis 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.

Classification TitlePostdoctoral Research Assoc.Physical RequirementsCarrying, Climbing, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Perform computational research on CRISPR-Cas systems


Participate in student training


Participate in other projects as assigned

Posting NumberS1112PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Resume
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      Job No:
      Posted: 10/20/2020
      Application Due: 11/5/2020
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