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HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc - Liang Lab

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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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.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: CPMB Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
A postdoctoral Research Associate position is open in the area of materials chemistry and cancer therapy in the Liang Lab at the School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).

The Research Associate is expected to perform research projects on Materials Chemistry and Cancer Therapy under the supervision of the Principal Investigator in the planning, conducting, and interpretation of the research findings for publications and project reports. The Research Associate may also collaborate with or supervise graduate and undergraduate students.

Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. Ability to plan and allocate the workload of employees, providing direct training and supervision as needed. 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.

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, or closely related fields.
  • Prior research experience and a track-record of accomplishment in chemical synthesis and characterization, in particular that related in the cancer therapy field is highly welcome.
  • Good fundamental understanding and experimental skills on chemical synthesis. 
  • Knowledge base that requires using a variety of methodologies that include synthesis and characterization of new materials, analytical chromatography, mass spectroscopy, FT-IR and NMR spectroscopy, etc.
  • Ability to use (or be trained to use) analytical lab equipment independently.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English.
Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

Pay Grade Maximum

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?
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