The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Postdoctoral Fellow

Hiring department Bme-PI-Baker
Monthly salary $3,956+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-03-16-01-0712
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Postdoctoral fellow position in Baker Lab performing work in areas of vascular biology, angiogenesis, and drug delivery.

Essential Functions

Extensive work with novel animal models cardiovascular disease and clinical interventions as well as on projects related to preclinical testing of compounds for therapeutic angiogenesis in large animal models of peripheral ischemia and diabetes. Performs mechanistic work using cell culture and molecular biology techniques including production of recombinant proteins, western blotting, lentiviral production, molecular cloning, PCR and immunohistochemical analysis. Will also perform preclinical studies in support of filing investigate new drug applications with the Federal Drug Administration for novel therapies for peripheral vascular disease. Grant-writing, progress reports, manuscript writing and editing.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Ph.D. in molecular biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry, biology, or related field within the last three years, and have strong laboratory and analytical skills. Require a background in molecular, vascular biology, mechanobiology, drug delivery or cardiovascular devices.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with animal research and/or practical molecular and cellular biology. Significant experience in one or more of the following techniques will be preferred: molecular biology/molecular cloning, cell culture/cell biology methods (Western blotting, PCR, immunostaining), characterization of drug carriers/delivery devices, analytical techniques for biophysical studies and animal surgery/handling.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving

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