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Research Scientist - Pharmacology and Toxicology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 29, 2019
Title Research Scientist - Pharmacology and Toxicology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Pharmacology and Toxicology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology

Position Summary
A group focusing in Drug Discovery within the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University at Buffalo is seeking a highly motivated Research Scientist with strong expertise in the use of animals in behavioral animal models, and understanding of molecular neuropharmacology and signaling as apply to small molecules. Research will focus on how novel compounds with therapeutic potential affect the MT1 and MT2 melatonin receptor signaling, and behavior in mouse models of canonical behaviors and circadian rhythms disruption (e.g., jet lag, delay/advance sleep, depression).

Research activities will include characterizing novel molecules with therapeutic potential targeting melatonin receptors using molecular pharmacology approaches in cell base functional screens, as well as in various in vivo behavioral and circadian models.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in a related field such as pharmacology, toxicology, and/or neuroscience with background in the use of animals in research and knowledge of neuropharmacology, excellent publication record, and strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Excellent interpersonal skills, independence and leadership are essential traits to run complex experiments, provide guidance, and direct the work of technicians and/or students doing short rotations, and to interact with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty.

Contact’s Name Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
Contact’s Title SUNY Distinguished Professor
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-3048

  • As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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