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Postdoctoral Fellow - Nutritional Science

Posted by: University of Arkansas

Posted date: Dec-01-2020

Location: Fayetteville, AR

The School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas seeks applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position in the nutritional science lab of Dr. Sabrina P. Trudo, RD.

Summary of Job Duties:
This postdoctoral position will provide research support to projects related to diet and prevention of cancer and obesity including feeding studies in rodents and possibly humans. The position involves coordinating and conducting rodent studies as well as analysis of samples taken from rodents and foods. Research may also involve human study support including recruitment, management, and collection and analysis of samples.

Required Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in nutritional science or related field with experience in animal studies, cell culture, enzyme activity assays, molecular biology techniques (analysis of protein, DNA, RNA, etc.), data analysis and interpretation, preparation of manuscripts for publication, training others in lab procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience handling 'omics datasets and bioinformatics analyses, extraction and analysis of food constituents, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Experience with human subject research.

Annual Salary:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Information:
Completed applications received by May 21, 2021 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Please visit: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Fayettevi lle/Post-Doctoral-Fellow_R0003305-1
to apply for the position and submit the following documents:

1) Letter of Application/Cover Letter addressing qualifications and postdoc goals
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Contact information for at least three professional references
4) Unofficial/Official transcripts from granting institutions will be required from finalists

Address any informal questions regarding this position to: Dr. Sabrina Trudo, Telephone: 479-575-4863 or email: trudo(at)uark.edu Do not submit applications to this email.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Nutritional Science
Post Details
Email trudo(at)uark.edu
Employer's Website uark.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Nutrition
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Fayetteville, AR
Key Words cancer, obesity, animal studies, cell culture, molecular biology, bioinformatics
Start Date 07/19/2021 or when filled
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Deadline May-21-2021