Duties: Primary responsibilities will be to conduct independent research in a cell biology and immunology program. The duties will include the design and execution of complex molecular, cellular, and animal experiments; documentation and analysis of results; and preparation of manuscripts, grants and presentation at scientific meetings. Lab management duties include ordering lab supplies, training lab personnel, lab and instrument maintenance, maintaining records, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Candidate will be expected to:
70% Research: Various experimental approaches involving small animals; flow cytometry; tissue culture; protein and RNA/DNA analyses; immunohistology; isolation and analysis of leukocytes and other cells/tissues from humans and animals; reagent generation, collaborations with others.
20% Lab managerial duties: Ordering lab supplies, training other lab personnel, lab maintenance, animal maintenance, overseeing logs, miscellaneous duties.
10% Computer-based data entry and analyses; data recording; oral and written data presentations.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Advanced degree plus at least 1 year of research experience
Research background in immunology, cancer biology, pathology, or related fields
Experience working with animals (mice) and infectious agents
Strong communication skills
PhD or equivalent degree
Experience with flow cytometry, cell culture, protein and RNA/DNA analyses/manipulations
Ability to review scientific literature and prepare manuscripts; do statistical data analyses; and be able to interact positively with and direct individuals at all levels.
Internal Number: 323753
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