Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job location: HEALTH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH BUILDING-WSU SPOKANE
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-08
Title:306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title:Postdoctoral Research Associate
Location:INNOVATE WASHINGTON BUILDING
Employee Type:Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family:Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will plan and conduct experiments and related research directed toward ultimate publication, prepare articles for publication. Participate in grant writing efforts, including seeking self-funding. Supervise graduate and/or undergraduate research assistants in conducting research projects and academic development. Additionally, they will provide some guest lectures in supervisor’s (maybe other faculty members) courses as relevant. Help with proctoring and grading tests, exams, and assignments.
Plan and conduct experiments and related research directed toward ultimate publication, prepare articles for publication. Participate in grant writing efforts, including seeking self-funding. Supervise graduate and/or undergraduate research assistants in conducting research projects and academic development.
Provide some guest lectures in supervisor’s (maybe other faculty members) courses as relevant. Help with proctoring and grading tests, exams, and assignments.
Participate in college and university committees; evaluate research proposals and grants. Other duties as assigned.
An earned PhD in Nutrition, Food Science, Microbiology, or other relevant discipline.
- Skills in molecular biology and microbiology, especially in microbiome and/or metagenomics techniques and statistical analyses.
- Experience conducting anaerobic microbiology and/or in vitro microbial fermentation studies.
- Experience with research projects evaluating the impact of food commodities on human nutrition and health through in vitro, animal models or in vivo approaches.
- Evidence of ability to analyze, interpret and disseminate findings through peer-reviewed scientific publications (first or corresponding author) and conference oral and/or poster communications.
Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/nutrition-and-exercise-physiology
Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon education and experience
Tenure Track: No
Screening Begin Date: July 6, 2021
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:
1) a current curriculum vitae; and
2) a cover letter
Applicants are required to include contact information for three (3) professional references within the application.
Required Documents: Current Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter
Time Type:Full time
Position Term:12 Month
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