Located in Nashville,Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery andpatient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to workeach day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where yourexpertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs missionis to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care,education, and research.
Atthe Vanderbilt Eye Institute, we strive to make life better for adults andchildren with eye conditions including glaucoma, vision loss and diseases ofthe retina. We treat patients from across Tennessee and the Southeast. Ourdoctors, researchers and support staff use the latest technologies and methods,and we conduct vital vision research that translates to better treatments.
TheVanderbilt Eye Institute is a leader in quality eye care. We offer thelatest technologies and methods while conducting innovative research to improvepatients' lives and prevent vision loss.
Wework hard each day because your eyes are important to us.
TheVanderbilt Eye Institute attracts some of the most talented doctors andresearchers in the country. Our subspecialty ophthalmologists have completed aminimum of one year of fellowship training after residency and are boardeligible or board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
VanderbiltEye Institute's award-winning research staff collaborates with our doctors aswell as other Vanderbilt departments to pursue discoveries that enhance thevision of patients everywhere.
We are seeking ahighly-motivated individual to work on a research project to discover factorsthat promote regeneration of the mammalian retina. We use the mouse as a modelsystem and we are developing an in vivo screen utilizing genetics, cellculture, molecular biology, and various imaging modalities. You will work underdirect supervision of a staff scientist and will be involved with collecting,assessing, and communicating data/results. You would also assist in generallaboratory operation and inventory.
JOB SUMMARY: Provide, under direct supervision, support forspecified research projects; collect, assess, and communicate data/results.Assist in general laboratory operation and inventory.
Under supervision, run experiments, assays, and record results
Read and follow experimental protocols (May include animal handling, tissue culture, etc.)
Compile and communicate results to supervisor
Perform calculations involving molarity, % solutions, and serial dilutions
Prepare and operate equipment in experimental procedures
Maintain and repair equipment according to manufacturer and university guidelines.
Ensure Laboratory is prepared for experiments
Maintain sterile conditions as required
Because we are committedto providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud ofour recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.