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Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Postdoctoral Research Associate in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Nutrition & Food Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Perform research focused on (1) understanding the mechanisms of heart development and disease; (2) the molecular mechanisms of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.\

Use of cell and mouse model systems, CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing, AAV, single cell RNA-Seq and ChIP Seq, confocal microscopy, lightsheet microscopy, RNA scope, multicolor flow and sorting.

Biochemical data processing and analysis.

Other duties as required.

Required education and experience:

PhD or MD in nutrition, biology or related discipline.

Preferred experience:

Experience in developmental biology using mouse models, high throughput sequencing and RNA scope. Interest in biomedical research and bioinformatics.

Required knowledge, abilities and skills:

Programming skills and data analysis.

Good writing and oral communication skills.

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.

Ability to travel to the IBT in Houston Texas 2 days per week.

THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT ON GRANT FUNDING

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423​.

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