Job Description

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

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. 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
  • Participates in required training programs. 
  • Preparation of cells and tissues for molecular, histological, immunocytochemical, and immunohistochemical analysis. 
  • Perform digital imaging of tissues and animals; perform nucleic acid analysis using molecular biology and genomic approaches; perform protein isolation and identification experiments using proteomic technology. 
  • Other duties are required to ensure the smooth operation of research lab and to facilitate the conduct of approved research study. 
  • Collects, records, maintains, and interprets data. 
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of the lab and lab equipment, including ordering supplies, dishwashing, etc. 
  • Perform survival or non-survival surgery on laboratory animals. 
Position specific qualifications
Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in biology, biochemistry, endocrinology, molecular biology, or physiology preferred. Candidate must be able to apply principals of logical and scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Must have the ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Individuals in this position should have a strong background in physiology, survival and non-survival surgery in laboratory animal models, knowledge of tissue culture, tissue prevention, immunocytochemistry, genomics, proteomics, and digital imaging is preferable. 

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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
Research Staff


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.


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