Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Dec 27, 2023
Full time Postdoctoral Positions

Job Description


Postdoctoral Fellow

Posting Number: A00448
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1404-Basic Medical Sciences

Function: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Family: Research
Classification Series Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $64,480.00
Maximum $64,480.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $64,480.00
Maximum: $64,480.00

Job Summary
To carry out Behavioral (emesis, serotonergic-, dopaminergic- and tachykininergic behaviors) as well as biochemical (Enzymology, Calcium imaging, immunohistochemistry, molecular techniques such as cloning, gene expression and Western blots) research and help the Associate Dean of Research of Basic Medical Sciences to write manuscripts and submit grants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Confocal microscope and use, calcium imaging and immunohistochemistry, HPLC Computers, detectors, pumps, software, cameras, , Videotapes, balances, Ethovision system, Counters, Elisa Plate Readers and Molecular Techniques

Required Qualifications
PhD in Biological Sciences.
Several years of experience.
Good verbal and written English and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
PhD. in Neurosciences or Neuropharmacology

Posting Date: 05/13/2021
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Organize and perform behavioral, molecular, Immunohistochemical, calcium imaging, and biochemical experiments on animals. Significant experience with confocal microscopy. Make solutions and use microscopes, biochemical and molecular techniques, a variety of pumps, detectors, software, and visual observation to record data.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Analyze results via statistical methods under Darmani’s direction.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Help Dr. Darmani to write manuscripts and submit grants. Direct and supervise technicians and students under Darmani’s direction

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Direct and supervise technicians and students under Darmani’s direction

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

When needed help with watering, feeding and animal husbandry

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock.

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