Post Doctoral Fellow

Job description

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Posting Number:

RTF00021PO20

Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

College of Arts and Sciences

Department:

CAS Biological Sciences

Advertised Salary Range:

$47,500

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

37.5

Type of Grant Funded Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Post-doctoral

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

South Carolina Retirement:

Yes

State Insurance Programs:

Yes

Annual Leave:

Yes

Sick Leave:

Yes

Advertised Job Summary:

Assist with research design and implementation by performing molecular/cellular studies for axonal RNA transport & translation and cell signaling; Develop pipeline for high throughput analysis for protein aggregation and axon growth using cell lines and primary neuron models ; Perform molecular/cellular studies for peripheral nerve and spinal cord injuries using in vivo and in vitro models involving skilled surgical procedures on mice and rats with a dissecting microscope under sterile conditions for peripheral nerve injury, micro-injection of sensory ganglia and spinal cord, and central nerve injury in mice and rats; Prepare progress reports, contribute to scholarly works for presentation and publication; Present data and research progress at group meetings and other venues that encourage collaboration

Required Education and Experience:

Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Biology or closely related field and the ability to contribute immediately to a nationally recognized research program in neurotherapeutics.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Interested candidates should have a Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology or other related disciplines. Must have knowledge of hazards of laboratory activities and related safety practices, skill in setting up, care and use of laboratory equipment, and ability to develop and assist with development of new and improved methodology.

Desired Start Date:

12/01/2020

Position End Date :

11/30/3032

Job Open Date:

11/03/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/89147

EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Non-Essential

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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