Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
- University of North Texas System
- Location: Dallas, TX
- Job Number: 7063814
- Posting Date: Feb 18, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionSalary Information Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Center for Anatomical Sciences is home to the Willed Body Program and BioSkills Laboratory which supports clinical training activities for health care professionals from all over the United States. These activities include training in orthopedic procedures, ultrasound guided pain management and joint injection, spine and back pain management, and numerous other surgical training events.
Current CAS faculty have teaching and research backgrounds in education, anatomy, histology, embryology, biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, and K-12 science outreach.
This is a research position requiring skills in laboratory organization and maintenance, and various technical skills including histology and immunostaining, medical imaging (primarily micro-CT and CE-CT), and animal handling and husbandry. Experiments will utilize human tissue samples and small animal models to investigate musculoskeletal growth, plasticity, and aging.
Additional Posting Details
Appropriate doctoral degree. If the degree had not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school’s official Graduate Office and/or Registrar’s Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency with histological methodologies in muscle and/or bone tissue.
Proficiency with imaging-based analyses of muscle and/or bone tissue (e.g. diceCT, microCT, etc.).
Prior experience with 3D morphometrics and/or histomorphometrics.
Prior experience with handling rodents and small animal tissue collection techniques.
Proficiency in maintaining laboratory supplies, expenditures, and records.
Willingness to learn new methodologies, troubleshoot, assist others in the laboratory, and work flexible hours as needed.
Independent, detail-oriented approach to experimental design and execution.
Required License / Registration / Certification
May require some after-hours and weekends
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear