Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX, United States
May 15, 2021
Position Description Performs specialized work in conducting original research. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. Major/Essential Functions Responsible for conducting research on multiple projects, cognitive behavior in aging and neurodegenerative mouse models, understanding molecular and cellular bases of aging and neurodegenerative diseases, immunohistochemistry, co-immunoprecipitation, co-labeling analysis, transmission electron microscopy and experiments related to long noncoding, microRNAs and messenger and circular RNAs. He/she will also be involved in characterizing mutant lines of mice for Abeta, phosphorylated tau and mutant huntingtin's pathologies, mitochondrial dynamics, biogenesis, mitophagy and mitochondrial function in tissues from mutant mice lines and control, wild-type mice. Responsible for supervising research assistants and interns in the lab. Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree particular field of science or engineering. Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in biology, neuroscience, genetics, and immunology. Required Attachments Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, 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 on the Human Resources webpage. 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, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.