Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job description: A postdoc position is available for a highly motivated individual to join funded research projects to study biomarkers of aging, and Alzheimer’s disease, and mediators of exercise's effects on cognition in old adults.
Responsibilities Conduct investigations or experiments in an assigned area to aid in the solution of a research problem.
Set up and operate equipment used in collecting research data. Calculate and analyze data.
Select and review literature relating to the assigned area. Actively participate in research efforts by exploring new possible approaches to problems and discuss possible approaches to problems with supervisor.
Write routine summary reports on results of work and confer with supervisor on interpretation of results and avenues of investigation.
May author and co-author manuscripts for publication and/or presentation at professional meetings.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: · Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding benefits: https://policy.umn.edu/sites/policy.umn.edu/files/appendix/postdocappoint_appa.pdf
Required Qualifications: • PhD in life or nature science related discipline • The ideal applicant will possess a curiosity and passion for science, and a talent for independent research, attention to details, strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, abilities to perform research procedure reproducibly and precisely, great organization and excellent communication skills (written and oral).
Internal Number: 335504
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.