Job Responsibilities : Research Associate
Office Address : Richardson, Texas, United States
Educational requirements : No Education Requirements
|Position Title||Research Associate|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with experience|
|Position Status||Regular full-time|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Posting Open Date||12/12/2022|
|Posting Close Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Desired Start Date|
Interested in expanding your knowledge in research!
UT Dallas is the place for you! The Department of Neuroscience and the Center for Advanced Pain Studies at UT Dallas has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow to join a multidisciplinary group studying mechanisms of pain and headache. This specific position will work on projects related to therapeutics development for pain and headache disorders including novel approaches to target ion channels. Work on these projects will include testing in preclinical models of pain and headache as well as in vitro studies using patch-clamp electrophysiology.
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Ph.D in a related field.
|Preferred Education and Experience||
A doctoral degree is required as well as 5+ years of experience in either preclinical pain/headache models. Alternatively, 5+ years of experience with in vitro electrophysiology methods is also acceptable. Experience working with transgenic animals and maintenance of mouse colonies is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse laboratory environment is essential.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities||
Behavioral testing using preclinical mouse models of pain and/or headache; mouse handling; colony maintenance; rodent surgical techniques; primary neuronal culture; patch-clamp electrophysiology; regular presentations at group meetings.
Work will be performed on site and in-person.
What we have to offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:
Medical insurance – including
100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
Long and short-term disability
Retirement Plan Options
Paid time off
All UT Dallas employees have access to various
opportunities, including a membership to Academic Impressions, LinkedIn Learning, and UT Dallas Bright Leaders Program.
About UT Dallas:
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of
STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged to their pursuit of excellence.
What You Should Know:
|Special Instructions Summary|
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment.
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