Senior Scientist

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 8, 2022

Senior Scientist

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Senior Scientist
Position Number 617064
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The missions of BRITE are applied research and workforce development. Its research focuses are drug discovery and health-related research in areas such as neuroscience, cancer, antimicrobials, cardiometabolic disease, infectious diseases, lung disease, and plant genetic engineering. Through the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, BRITE offers programs at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels and provides students with scientific competency and laboratory experience to work in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, or to fully prepare them to pursue advanced studies.
Primary Purpose of Position
The main responsibilities of this position are to assist the Principal Investigator of the Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, first on various research projects and second on training students in the laboratory. He/she will work with the PI to generate and analyze research data, and to assist in manuscript and grant proposal preparations. Also, he/she will be required to perform some other duties such as outreach activity and equipment maintenance assigned by the BRITE Director and Department Chair.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidates must have a strong background in cellular and molecular neuroscience with demonstrated experience in handling of rodents. Emphasis is on proficiency in conducting neuroprotective studies in rodents, research productivity, and good oral and written communication skills in English.
Minimum Education/Experience
A PhD/MD degree, or MS/BS degree with minimum five-year working experience is required.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Instructional
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Training students in the laboratory.
Function Administrative
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Ordering and maintaining lab supplies, assisting manuscript and grant proposal preparations .
Function Information Technology
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Work on various software to input data; maintaining equipment.
Function Public Service
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Outreach activity.
Function Research
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Generate and analyze research data.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02333P
Open Date 12/02/2021
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  6. Letter of Recommendation 1 (FACULTY)
  7. Letter of Recommendation 2 (FACULTY)
  8. Letter of Recommendation 3 (FACULTY)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (Veterans Only)
  3. Multimedia File

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