Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Physiology/Pharmacology
Position Description: The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy at the University of pacific has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research fellow for a period of 2 years from hire in laboratory of Dr. Villalba-Galea. The fellow will be focused on developing the research program of the Villalba-Galea lab funded by a research grant from NIH awarded to Dr. Villalba-Galea. The position must exercise:
1.Understanding of basic molecular process taking place in proteins. 2.Understanding of kinetic process in electrical activity in cells. 3.Proficiency in collecting and interpreting data from electrical activity in cells.
The mission of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy (the School) is to prepare students for lifelong success in health careers by providing an excellent, student-centered learning environment. We aspire to develop leadership skills in our students and a strong commitment to their professions, to interprofessional collaboration, and to society. These efforts are assisted by linkages across the University of the Pacific (the University) professional and liberal arts programs. We support outstanding professional and graduate teaching, research and other scholarly activity, and services as a means of achieving our mission.
Basic Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. in Physiology, Biochemistry, or a related field within the past 5 years. a) Received a Ph.D. in Physiology, Biochemistry, or a related field within the past 5 years. b) Proficiency in molecular biology, biochemistry, or organic chemistry. c) Experience in electrophysiological techniques is highly desirable. d) Candidates with previous postdoctoral experience must have one or more peer-reviewed publications as first or senior author in a international recognized journal.
Additional Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: a) Training in ion channel biophysics or molecular physiology. b) Experience with patch-clamp techniques c) Have peer-review publications in internationally recognized journals.
Physical Requirements: Work in Standard Physical Laboratory environment.
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Special Instructions: Please submit copies of the following documents: 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Cover letter 3. Contact information for at least 3 references. Please upload under Other Document Optional: Statement of research experience
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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