Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
101301 - Garrison Institute on Aging

Position Description
Performs specialized Post Doctoral work in the planning, conducting and/or supervision of original research. Responsible for participating in a research project associated with Ph.D studies and the interpretation of the results of publication. Work is performed under supervision of graduate faculty members with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Developing and maintaining of primary neuronal cultures and cell lines from animal and human tissue; Genotyping of DNA samples using PCR; Using ‘live-cell imaging technology’ and confocal microscopy for current research studies; Performing immunoprecipitation and immunoblotting analysis; Participation and presentation of research data at laboratory meetings, seminars, journal clubs, and national and international meetings/seminars; Participates in preparing manuscripts, abstracts, federal/non-federal grant applications and other documents for submission.  

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Some work may be required outside the normal M-F, 8 to 5 work week.

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred coursework in cell biology, research methods or statistics. Ability to work carefully and be attentive to detail; knowledge of laboratory techniques, familiarity with laboratory equipment, experience handling experimental animal and human tissue, and other sensitive substances used in experimentation.

HSC - Lubbock

Garrison Institute on Aging

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Instructors


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., D.Sc., M.D.) in area of project specialization.

Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof. Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. Ability to integrate resources, policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions and other outcomes. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to plan and allocate the workload of employees, providing direct training and supervision as needed.

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Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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