Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Arkansas

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Type of Position:
Research

Job Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

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Department:

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will establish, maintain and oversee specific experiments for new research projects focused on human metabolism. The objectives include determination of the role that manipulation of dietary protein (matrix, pattern, composition, amount, etc.) plays in maintaining protein metabolism during periods of catabolic stress. This position will contribute to and facilitate randomized controlled trials, including the processing of human muscle biopsies and blood samples. The Post Doctoral Fellow will also maintain records of all data collected and assist in compilation, tabulation, analysis, and narrative reporting of results, train new lab personnel and teach new science techniques.

Qualifications:

Doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D.) in biomedical sciences or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working directly with human research participants.

  • Metabolism, Mass Spectrometry.

Additional Information:

Responsibilities:

  • Works in cooperation with the supervisor to maintain records of all tests and data collected, assists with research design, as well as compilation and analysis of data.

  • Writes initial draft of manuscripts and/or poster presentations reporting research results.

  • Meets and discusses research findings with other laboratory personnel.

  • Supervises and trains new lab personnel.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact [email protected]  for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Annual TB Screening

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


Constant Physical Activity:

Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Hearing, Pulling, Sitting, Standing, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Crawling, Crouching, Kneeling, Reaching, Stooping

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

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