North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Senior Scientist|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months|
|If time limited, duration date|
|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.
|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.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|COVID Compliance|| |
NCCU COVID Vaccination Policy
Effective October 2021, as a condition of employment, North Carolina Central University requires all employees to provide documentation of full COVID-19 vaccination OR be subject to weekly COVID-19 testing provided on campus OR have an approved exemption. Full-vaccination status does not require a COVID-19 booster at this time. This is not a vaccination mandate. Employees may request to test off campus and upload weekly test results at their expense. Home-test results are not accepted. Only vaccinated persons or those with an approved vaccination exemption on file are permitted to travel on NCCU business.
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- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
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