Post-doctoral Fellow

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Research and Laboratory

Position Title

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Department

Biomedical Sciences

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

21-201

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The goal of research projects led by the principal investigator (PI) is to identify molecular and synaptic mechanisms underlying pathological pain conditions using different animal (mice or rats) models. The incumbent will provide research support to projects led by the PI; apply research skills and neuroscience knowledge to follow or adapt protocols and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the research; and design and implement research protocols with the PI.

Required Qualifications

A PhD in biomedical sciences or a related field from an accredited college/university is required. The successful candidate must have the ability to learn and perform molecular experiments (Western blotting, PCR, immunohistology, Chip assay) or electrophysiology (whole cell patch clamping) experiments; the ability to learn and perform animal behavioral experiments to measure mechanical and thermal sensitivity in animals; and the ability to analyze experimental data and formulate initial conclusions.  

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a PhD in biomedical sciences or a related field?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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