Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 20P239
First Consideration Date:: 06/26/2020
Department:: NeuroSci Cell Bio Physiology-SOM
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $47,400
An in vitro electrophysiologist position is available in the laboratory of Dr. J. Ashot Kozak at the Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Research in the lab focuses on the function of TRP and calcium channels expressed in leukocytes and pancreatic beta cells. https://people.wright.edu/juliusz.kozak
The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or related discipline. Prior experience in electrophysiology is required.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and to understand and carry out verbal instruction in a professional manner.
Highly motivated and creative candidates who will plan, design, perform and analyze electrophysiological experiments. The candidate will be expected to perform and analyze patch clamp and imaging experiments. Research involves working with lab animals.
Familiarity with basic biochemical techniques and cell culture is highly desirable.
Familiarity with data analysis software such as Graphpad and Origin is a plus.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
80% design, perform and analyze patch clamp, lipid bilayer and cell imaging experiments. Work may involve working with lab animals. 10% write manuscripts and participate in grant writing 10% advising and training students in the lab in electrophysiological techniques and reading relevant literature
The work environment is that of a typical laboratory environment. Must be able to modify work schedule to meet changing demands.
Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.
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