POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 1 (Neurosurg Research)
Houston Methodist Research Institute - Houston, TX
Job Ref: 8864
Talent Area: Research - Clinical
Location: Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX 77030
Area/Department: Neurosurg Research
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Company: Methodist Research Institute
Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments. The research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important areas of human disease. A 440,000 square foot building dedicated to research, the research institute houses over 1,150 staff members, 270 principal investigators and has more than 600 ongoing clinical trials.

Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Performs basic research duties under the supervision/direction of a Physician (Principal Investigator). Department is looking for someone with experience in Blood Brain Barrier.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Not applicable

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Ÿ

Develops research methods and performs research activities. (EF) Ÿ

Documents research results and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications. (EF) Ÿ

Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator’s laboratory. (EF) Ÿ

Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. (EF) Ÿ

Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. (EF) Ÿ

Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

M.D. or Ph.D required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.

Postdoctoral Fellow 0– no Postdoc experience required

Postdoctoral Fellow 1– one year of Postdoc experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 2 – two years of experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 3 – three years of postdoc experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 4 – four years of postdoc experience

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Not applicable

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Experience in biomedical research required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Research laboratory environment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Research laboratory environment

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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