Research jobs at the University of South Florida
Position: Postdoctoral Research Scholar on Biology
The University of Florida is a public research university in Tampa, Florida. It is a member institution of the State University System of Florida. USF is the fourth-largest public university in the state of Florida. In overall, USF an enrollment of 50,755 as of the 2018–2019 academic year. The university comprises 14 colleges, offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and more than 130 graduate, specialist, and doctoral-level degree programs.
The University of South Florida is accepting applications for Postdoctoral researchers to operate under the Department of Biology. The Postdoctoral candidate works on the research project on the USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
In particular, the incumbent will do the following tasks to contribute to the research project
- Design and implement research protocols and adopt new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
- Collect, prepare and analyze research data as well as keep a detailed notebook summarizing experiments and recording research data.
- Maintain computer database of research data. Also, tabulate and display data for presentation in research conferences and for manuscript preparation.
- Use graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data. Similarly, search pertinent scientific literature as needed.
- Assume primary responsibility for the development of his or her research and career.
- Furthermore, play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as appropriate.
- In addition to that, perform the research required by the faculty supervisor to a high standard and in accordance with all institutional and federal regulations.
- Doctoral qualifications on Biology or equivalent field from a recognized university. However, candidates with Ph.D. in neuroscience, physiology or biomedical sciences are preferred.
- Knowledge of RNA-seq analysis, bioinformatics, and noncoding RNAs is helpful. Similarly, isolation and analyses of exosomes and cell culture techniques are an advantage.