Post Doc

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Post Doc

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Post Doctoral Assoc FT-MC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 - 5:00
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: Main Campus Academic
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $40,000.00
  • Grade: Post Doctoral Associate - PD01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2651
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T88286
  • Posting Period: Open until Filled
  • Position Description:

    As a postdoctoral scholar, Unidentified will be responsible for developing at least one line of research in the lab related to membrane protein quality control. It is expected that this new research direction will lead to multiple publications and external funding. The ideal candidate will have expertise in yeast biology and/or mammalian cell culture and will help establish these new model systems in the lab by assisting in the training of other lab members. In addition to research responsibilities, the applicant is expected to mentor/train both graduate and undergraduate students, be an active participant in lab meetings and journal clubs, and make positive contributions to lab maintenance and citizenship.



      Candidate will have (or will be soon obtain) a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, or related field.Candidate should be able to clearly communicate the importance of their Ph.D. project and how it relates to the larger field. Candidate is expected to show a mastery of Ph.D. material and techniques and be able to think independently.Candidate should have experience with fundamentals of yeast molecular biology including altering chromosomal DNA and dissecting tetrads.Candidate should have experience with mammalian cell culture. Desired skills include transfection, FACS, fluorescence microscopy, and immuno-fluorescence.
    Communication and other skills:       

      Ability to read, speak, and write in scientific English.Proven track record of publishing peer reviewed publications in English journals.Experience mentoring junior scientists such as graduate and undergraduate students.

    Working Conditions:Works in a laboratory environment with possible high stress levels. May be required to lift items up to 50 Ibs. Work will involve handling of potentially hazardous chemicals, radioactivity, or biohazardous materials. Work hours may be irregular due to the nature of the experiments.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/6/2021
    Application Due: 8/3/2021
    Work Type: Full Time