Loyola University Chicago Research Associate, Pharmacology in Chicago, Illinois

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Position Details

Position Details

Job Title Research Associate - Pharmacology

Position Title Research Associate, Pharmacology

Position Number

Job Category University Faculty

Job Type Full-Time

FLSA Status Exempt

Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Location Code PHARMACOLOGY (06230A)

Department Name PHARMACOLOGY

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No

Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct research in the laboratory of Dr. Monsheel Sodhi investigating molecular and cellular precursors of stress-related psychiatric illness, including schizophrenia.

The project includes pharmacological investigations of primary neuronal cells from transgenic mice and mice exposed to environmental stress, RNAseq analyses, analyses of mouse behavior, the identification of molecular genetic abnormalities in postmortem brain tissue and investigations of iPSC-derived neuronal cultures from psychiatric patients. We are recruiting scientists with expertise in molecular and cellular biology and a background in neuroscience. Essential skills include PCR, western blotting, fluorescent imaging of synapses, behavioral analyses of transgenic mice and an understanding of genetics. Experience with human iPSC culture is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications

PhD or MD/PhD in neuroscience or psychiatric genetics is required, laboratory expertise and at least on publication in a peer-reviewed journal as first author

Physical Demands Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions Animals

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

PhD or MD/PhD in neuroscience or psychiatric genetics is required, laboratory expertise and at least on publication in a peer-reviewed journal as first author

Open Date 03/06/2018

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/7051

Job Number 8550362

Organizational Location Provost Health Sciences Division

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 03/06/2018

Position End Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Research Statement

  • Writing Sample

  • Scholarly Publications

  • Unofficial Transcripts