Business Title: Associate In Research | Clarke Laboratory
Location: WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Clarke Laboratory in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Washington State University in Spokane, WA seeks an Associate in Research. Research in the Clarke laboratory focuses on advancing precision medicine by discovering contributing factors to inter-individual variability in pharmacokinetics and toxicity. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the major ongoing projects in the lab including pharmacokinetic natural product-drug interactions and toxin-elicited hepatotoxicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Experiments will be conducted in vitro (xenobiotic transport and toxicity assays) and in vivo (rodent models and human clinical studies). The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to multiple projects in the lab through scientific discourse and/or experimentation. It is expected that the candidate will work independently after a short training period, establish and/or maintain lab protocols, and work with graduate and undergraduate students.
Master's degree in pharmacology, toxicology, or related field.
Experience with cell culture.
Experience with rodent handling.
Proficiency understanding of the scientific method, appropriate study designs, and data analyses.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer proficiency related to research and organizational skills.
Experience that demonstrates the ability to work independently and with groups.
Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Department Name: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences | Clarke Laboratory City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA , 99202-2131 Department Link: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. FTE: 1.0 Tenure Track: No Permanent/Temporary: Temporary Temporary End Date: This a temporarily funded, one (1) year renewable appointment with a preferred start date of June 1, 2021. Subsequent renewals are subject to satisfactory performance, mutual consent, and available funding.
Screening Begin Date: April 9, 2021 Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Special instructions to Applicants:
As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:
1) a current curriculum vitae; and 2) a cover letter addressing your professional goals
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application
The screening of application materials will begin on April 9, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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