Posted in Other 10 days ago.
Location: Galveston, Texas
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Research Scientist I: An NIH-funded Research Scientist I position is immediately available in the Department of Pathology/Center for Addiction Research at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas. The position requires experience in standard molecular, cellular biology and immunological techniques. The candidate will investigate the interplay between cocaine pharmacology, neuroimmunology and inflammation during HIV-1. The Research Scientist will utilize in vitro and in vivo techniques to investigate the comorbidity of cocaine and HIV-1 on astrocyte neuro-immune signaling and inflammasome regulation. The candidate will have the opportunity to expand knowledge in the areas of host immune activation in the CNS to drugs of abuse and implement in vivo animal models to address the hypothesis. There are plenty of opportunities to author manuscripts and apply for independent funding. They are expected to be knowledge in standard molecular biology techniques, cell and tissue immunohistochemistry. They should be able to plan and perform experiments independently. They should be able to prepare lab reports and protocols and be capable of presenting data at lab meetings.
Ph. D, M.D, D.O., or D.V.M in related field and no experience required.
Commensurate with experience.
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