Texas Biomedical Research Institute is one of the world’s leading independent biomedical research institutions dedicated to advancing global human health through innovative biomedical research. Texas Biomed, a free standing, not for profit private research institute, is an emerging international leader in infectious disease research. It supports ABSL3 and ABSL4 facilities with unparalleled resources, and is the host institution of the Southwest National Primate Research Center. Its campus is on the northwest side of beautiful San Antonio, a diverse and growing city in central Texas, with excellent quality of life and affordable housing.
Texas Biomed partners with hundreds of researchers and institutions around the world, targeting advances in the fight against infectious diseases impacting our communities around the world, including AIDS, TB, hepatitis, malaria, hemorrhagic fever viruses, parasitic infections and many other infectious diseases. We also study co-morbidities of infection and vulnerable populations, such as the very young and the elderly and those suffering from cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders. Its staff of more than 350 employees includes a multidisciplinary team of approximately 65+ doctoral-level scientists who lead more than 200 major research projects in the Institute’s three program areas of Disease Intervention & Prevention, Host Pathogen Interaction and Population Health, as well as the Southwest National Primate Research Center.
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We are searching for a highly motivated Postdoctoral candidate with ambition and commitment to a productive environment in a high achieving academic environment. Our laboratory focuses on induced pluripotent stem cells, neural stem cells for basic biology, disease modeling, drug discovery and stem cell-based therapy for neurological disorders. We have discovered technologies for neural stem cell derivation and differentiation into specific lineages with application in Parkinson’s disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. We work with rodent and nonhuman primate models of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and traumatic brain injury. The postdoc fellow will report to Dr. Marcel Daadi.
· Requirements for this position are: D. in neurosciences, molecular biology, developmental biology, bioengineering or related field.
This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position with work hours of Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and shared on-call responsibilities for nights, weekends, and holidays. Texas Biomedical Research Institute is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurances. Educational assistance program, paid holidays, vacation, sick/emergency leave, retirement plan.
Apply online at https://txbiomed.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=txbiomed. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status