POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Researcher II/Researcher III
Department of Physiology
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position: This is a one hundred percent (100%) time term position beginning as soon as possible. Continued appointment is dependent on periodic performance reviews, and extension of appointment is subject to availability of grant funds.

Qualifications:
Researcher II: Applicants are required to have a MS degree in Molecular Biology, Physiology or related field, or a BS degree in Molecular Biology, Physiology or related field and at least 2 years relevant laboratory experience. Research experience in cellular biology, molecular biology, electrophysiology or behavioral studies are preferred qualifications.
Researcher III:
Applicants are required to have a MS degree in Molecular Biology, Physiology or related field with at least two years of laboratory experience or a BS degree with at least six years of laboratory experience in molecular biology, cellular biology, electrophysiology or behavioral studies. Supervisory experience in overseeing an active research is preferred. Those with demonstrated experience in molecular and cellular techniques or behavioral studies and the ability to function independently will be given preference.

Duties: Scientific projects will relate to the study of mechanisms of neurological diseases, such as depression.

Researcher II duties include:

  1. Perform independent work under direction, mainly for cellular and molecular biology, electrophysiological experiment preparation, conduction and data analysis.
  2. General laboratory maintenance.
  3. Maintaining compliance records.
  4. Assisting other laboratory personnel with experiments.
  5. Participating in appropriate professional activities, such as lab meetings and journal clubs.

Researcher III duties include:

  1. Perform independent work under direction, mainly for cellular and molecular biology, electrophysiological experiment preparation, conduction and data analysis.
  2. Assists in preparing abstract and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and preparing other relevant documents.
  3. Supervise graduate student and other lab technicians and other laboratory personnel.
  4. Participating in appropriate professional activities, such as lab meetings and journal clubs and manages laboratory fund allocations.

Effective Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:

Researcher II Search Committee
Department of Physiology
School of Medicine
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1125 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6512
Carbondale, IL 62901

email: physiology@siu.edu

 

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.