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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Assistant Research Scientist.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for collaborating with Principal Investigators (PI) and other members of the lab within the scientific framework of the PI's laboratory. The studies will involve the use of laboratory animals, microscopy, in vivo imaging techniques, sophisticated gene therapy approaches to correct inborn abnormalities and defects, molecular biology, diagnostic genetic assays, FACS and other tools and assays used is state of the art laboratories, including cloning, genotyping and genomics.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May serve on internal committees to help further goals of research projects and bring new expertise to the research program.
May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance of scientific conferences.
May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
Develops research techniques and methodologies.
May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
May be responsible research/lab quality control and compliance.
May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the PI and the Department Chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, extraction lines, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
May manage the operations of a lab for the Principal Investigator by supervising Post Docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Master's degree and/or MD or PhD and 2 years experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:Substantial experience from having completed Post Doc training. Established a record of publications.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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