Job Description

Extended Job Title
HSC Post Doctoral Rsch Assoc - PI Dr. Dou

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs specialized Post Doctoral work in the planning, conducting and/or supervision of original research at TTUHSC. 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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Develops cell-based immunotherapy relative to the brain delivery and treatment of the brain diseases, brain tumor or other brain injury as requested by advisor
  • Shall be responsible to perform molecular & cell biology techniques such as cell culture, western blot, PCR, RNAi, and construction of protein plasmids
  • Management of the research lab insuring that sufficient supplies are on hand and that equipment is clean and available in good repair
  • Will response for characterization and testing interaction or cell-nanoparticles and BBB as well as neurotoxicity
  • Performs lab safety-check
  • Shall be responsible to perform developing animal model, tissue process, preparing section and immunocytochemical analysis

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • The position will join an active research team that studies brain therapeutics, with a particular area on molecular neuroscience and nueroimmunology
  • We are also interested in infaction diseases that cause brain injury. We combine a variety of approaches based in nanotechnology, animal models, pharmacokinetics, molecular genetics, cell biology, and live imaging
  • Applicants with experience in molecular biology, neuroscience, and immunology are particularly encouraged to apply

HSC - El Paso

Ctr of Exc Disease/Bio Rsch EP

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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 on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Instructors

Occasional Duties
  • May mentor and guide research and student assistants. As well, may plan and allocate the workload and provide direct training


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


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

Position Specific Qualifications:
  • Performs specialized Post Doctoral work in the planning, conducting, and/or supervision of original research
  • Responsible for participating in research project and the interpretation of the results of publication

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Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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