Job Details
Posting Date
27/10/2022 Expiry Date 27/11/2022 Job Reference Number: 1988-2022-10-27T12:36:15
Postdoctoral fellow in Neuropharmacology-Neuroscience and Psychiatric Diseases
Category Research
College Departments
Department Research Institute of Medical and Health Sciences
Job Purpose

·         The Sharjah Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow in the Neuroscience and Neuropsychiatric Research Group.

·         The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in a biomedical science field. S/he should have experience in in-vivo animal models related to neurological diseases and conditions, behavioral small laboratory animals testing models for neurological and psychiatric disease and conditions, neuropharmacological testing, drug dosing techniques for animals, brain dissection including specific areas within the brain, animals dissection for major body organs, tissue samples handling and biological samples for techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, LC-MS/MS, ELISA, metabolomics and proteomics profiling.  

Experience in in-vitro basic cell-based experiments is a plus. 


Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Manage the day to day running of the Neuroscience and Neuropsychiatric diseases research group laboratory
  2. Manage the ordering, stock taking and budget for the group
  3. Perform research projects assigned to him/her by the group members.
  4. Data analysis and presentation in seminars and conferences
  5. Train undergrad and postgrad students in the lab. 

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills
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Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in Neuropharmacology or Neuroscience, or in a closely related field. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies
  • An in-depth knowledge of in in-vivo animal models related to neurological diseases and conditions, behavioral small laboratory animals testing models for neurological and psychiatric disease and conditions, neuropharmacological testing, drug dosing techniques for animals, brain dissection including specific areas within the brain, animals dissection for major body organs, tissue samples handling and biological samples for techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, LC-MS/MS, ELISA, metabolomics and proteomics profiling..
  • Experience with cell-based assays and culture.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable him/her to smoothly interact with staff and faculty at the institute.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All
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