Houston Methodist Research Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow- Neuroscience Research

Houston Methodist Research Institute

Houston, TX, United States

The Postdoctoral Fellow performs basic research duties under the supervision/direction of a Principal Investigator. The preferred candidate will have experience in any of the following: mouse genetics, electrophysiology, neuroanatomy, mouse stereotaxic surgeries, assay development, or molecular biology. Selected Postdoc will learn emerging methods in systems biology, multiple-omics modeling, drug repositioning, cellular and tissue imaging, and high content screening and work in an interdisciplinary research environment. 

Application submissions should include: CV, names of three references, and a cover letter describing research interest and background. Please send to: tding@houstonmethodist.org

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Not applicable

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops research methods and performs research activities. (EF)
  • Documents research results and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications. (EF)
  • Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator’s laboratory. (EF)
  • Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. (EF)
  • Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. (EF)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • M.D. or Ph.D required. (A letter from the academic institution certifying that all student work is complete will be considered for Postdoctoral Fellow 0 only)
  • EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 0– no Postdoc experience required
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 1– one year of Postdoc experience
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 2 – two years of Postdoc experience
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 3 – three years of Postdoc experience
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 4 – four years of Postdoc experience
  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
  • Not applicable
  • SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Experience in biomedical research required.
  • WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • Research laboratory environment


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Postdoctoral Fellow- Neuroscience Research