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Job Responsibilities : Research Associate

Office Address : Richardson, Texas, United States

Educational requirements : No Education Requirements

Posting Details

Posting Details
Posting Number S04092P
Position Title Research Associate
Functional Title
Department Neuroscience
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 12/12/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Job Summary
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.
Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
Additional Information:
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:

Competitive Salary

Tuition Benefits

Internal Training

Medical insurance – including
100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Long and short-term disability

Retirement Plan Options

Paid time off

Paid Holidays
All UT Dallas employees have access to various
professional development
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
SEA (
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:
UT Dallas is ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for
LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and leads initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access
ERG, Military and Veteran
ERG). 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. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Visit for more information.

Special Instructions Summary
Important Message
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.
EOE, including disability/veterans. The University
is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities.
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