Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary of Duties:
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Post Doctoral Researcher to work collaboratively with the Division of Biosciences. This is a term position for a maximum 4-year duration and is dependent on grant funding.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States, and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.
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Looking for a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person who is enthusiastic about basic, clinical, and translational science, to join a dynamic and productive team-based laboratory studying the molecular biology of dental and skeletal development. The Post Doctoral Researcher will work on NIH funded projects focusing on normal and pathological development and mineralization of mouse and human dental tissues, and strategies for repair and regeneration of these tissues. Duties include: design and conduct experiments and analyze results in consultation with the principal investigator; work with other team members to advance lab projects; perform in vitro and in vivo experiments; maintain mouse breeding colonies, perform injections, surgeries, and other procedures, and collect tissue samples; perform tissue processing, histology, histomorphometry, microscope imaging, and micro-computed tomography (micro-CT); assist the principal investigator with training and supervision of students and other lab personnel; write manuscripts and assist with preparation of data for publication in research journals, presentation at scientific meetings, and inclusion in grant applications; present data at local, national, and international scientific conferences.
The work schedule is flexible in terms of the daily beginning and ending time. It is expected that at least 40 hours per week will be accomplished.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.
The body must be able to reach, bend, stoop and reach in order to perform most lab procedures. The ability to sit and stand for a duration of time is also necessary. Other specific requirements include: Color spectrum differentiation; Manual dexterity/motor coordination, hand-eye coordination, physical communications; Visual acuity and communication/language development. Individuals in this position may be exposed to the following: Murine bloodborne pathogens; Chemical hazards (skin irritants); Equipment; Laboratory animals; Use of sharp instruments; and latex.
Doctorate in molecular genetics, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in craniofacial genetics and/or development biology; skills in mouse genetics, experimental embryology, cell biology, molecular biology and stem cell biology;
Course work in dentistry; tooth stem cell research.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Research
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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