This position offers a unique environment for performing state-of-the-art research for understanding the onset and progression of lower urinary tract dysfunction. Dr. Tykocki’s NIH funded research projects focus on:
Surgical and non-invasive testing of lower urinary tract function in rodents
Intravital and ex vivo fluorescence imaging of urinary bladder and microvasculature
Development of novel optical imaging techniques for investigating urinary bladder physiology
Implementation and creation of genetic and behavioral models of bladder dysfunction in rodents
Instrumentation design and fabrication for basic physiology research applications
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Performing laboratory biochemical assays, confocal/multiphoton microscopy, and ex vivo physiology experiments with whole isolated tissues
Rodent handling, breeding, drug dosing, and implementation of different behavioral models of disease
Ethical, accurate, and consistent data acquisition and analysis
Operating and maintaining scientific instruments
Participating in a laboratory- and department-wide team environment focused on collaboration and group problem-solving
Working with vendors, placing orders and maintaining lab inventory
Maintaining lab records and protocols as required
For more information about Dr. Tykocki’s research, please visit:
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position may require special licensing or certification in the field related to the area of employment.
A Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in physiology or a related field. One to three years of related work/laboratory experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical/research techniques in an area related to research being performed. Applicable experience with multiphoton and confocal microscopy. High level of acumen with computers and technology, as this position requires learning software specific to the area of research. Candidates with relevant research experience over the course of their undergraduate degree are also welcomed to apply.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references.
Description of End Date
This is an off-dated position that is funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lift equipment from floor to shelves Lift shipments/boxes from floor to shelves; Floor: 8 inch and weight: 20 (lbs)
Bidding eligibility ends on 4/16/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 569696
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