Essential Job Duties
The primary purpose to perform independent and funded research in the laboratory of Dr. Heather Patisaul. Patisaul lab is housed in the department of Biological Sciences and the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) at NC State University.
Research conducted by the neuroscience-oriented CHHE faculty focuses largely on brain development and behavior, with special emphasis on epigenetics, sex differences, and gene by environment interactions. The Patisaul lab is highly collaborative and our research partners have complementary strengths including bioinformatics, genetics/genomics, and metabolomics/proteomics.
NC State University is part of the Research Triangle, which is home to dozens of research institutes, NIEHS, EPA, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill. Thus, the opportunity for networking and career development is exceptional.
Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.
10% of the time supervising other members of the lab.
Occasional night and weekend work is required when working with live animals.
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm and weekends as needed.
Department Required Skills
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Neuroscience, Toxicology, Endocrinology or related discipline, be highly motivated, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Successful candidates will possess a strong track record of training and publication in top toxicology, neuroscience, reproduction, and/or neuroendocrinology journals, and demonstrate a strong desire to perform high impact, translational work in Environmental Health. Experience with placental development or cell culture, RNAscope, RNAseq or other sequencing approaches, developmental neuroanatomy, and/or mass spectrometry of small molecules is desirable. A background in endocrine disruption or toxicology is preferred but not required.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $51,000 - $55,000
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