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University of Houston | Houston, Texas
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Job Description

Works under the direction of a faculty member. Provides expertise in the design, operation and analysis of experiments or research projects in areas such as chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, optometry, all fields of engineering, etc.

May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedures and performs analyses of data. Prepares reports. Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to grant proposal development.

Ensures experiments or research efforts are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedures, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge that crosses fields of specialization. Understands and uses effective management techniques.

Duties: Designs, operates and analyzes large experiments or research projects. May serve as a liaison with other areas of specialization to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Recommends major changes in procedures or processes for research investigations. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.

Supervision: Operates with considerable latitude for unreviewed action. Provides direction and supervision of graduate or undergraduate research assistants involved in experiments or research.

EEO/AADoctoral and 1 year experience

Ph.D. Degree with 1 year of experience.

PhD in pharmacological and/or pharmaceuticalsciences PhD in pharmacology or pharmaceutical sciences. The candidate must behighly motivated and have extensive experience in cell biology, drugevaluation, animal (mice) handling, biomaterials, drug delivery, nanomedicine,and analytical techniques. The candidate should have a consistent publicationrecord, strong organizational and communication skills for assisting andcollaborating with Molecular biologist, Molecular pharmacologist, and Medicinalchemist in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.

Thesubmission of the following documents is required to be considered as acandidate for this position:

* Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting.
* Resume.
* Complete UH application including salary history.
* Three work references. We expect you to name current and past supervisors.

Failure to provide all of the documents listed above will resultin the disqualification of your application.

NOTE: Wewill maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contactwith any of your references. References will be contacted after theinterviewing process has been completed.

About University of Houston

The University of Houston, Texas' premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with more than 35,000 students.

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