Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Location
1111 W 17th St Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107 United States
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:

req9495

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Type:

Faculty

Position Number:

GF9857

OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa

Department:

Pharmacology and Physiology

Location Address:


1111 W 17th St
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule:

Typically 5 days/week, 8 hours/day

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

This Postdoctoral Fellow position offers an exciting opportunity to join anintegrated and innovative academic research program focused on neuropharmacologyof opioid addiction and chronic pain. The successful candidate will participatein projects using multi-disciplinaryapproaches, combining molecular, cellular, behavioral, and epigenetictechniques to uncover novel therapeutic targets for pain and addiction. The candidate will also receivetraining in manuscript preparation, grant writing, and other aspects ofprofessional development.

Three years of institutional funding have beensecured for this position.

Environmental Hazards:
Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot and cold, blood borne pathogens.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp,feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or withoutreasonable accommodations.

(Ifyou are viewing this job posting outside of the actual OSU job applicationwebsite, please go to jobs.okstate.edu to apply and submit a resume.)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required:
- Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Neuroscience or related biomedicaldiscipline
- Experience in cell culture, immunoblotting, and animal (mouse)handling
- Publications in peer-reviewed journals are expected

Preferred:
- Experience in rodent behavioral experiments orimmunohistochemistry
- Preferred areas of expertise/interest include, but are not limited to neuroscience, pharmacology, and epigenetics
- Good communication and interpersonal skills are preferred to facilitate interactions with technicians, faculty, and students

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit http://eeo.okstate.edu.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Organization

Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!

 

Our Service Standards

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