The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology is recruiting for a postdoctoral scholar. The postdoctoral associate will be responsible for designing, performing, and analyzing experiments related to bleeding and clotting disorders and outcomes in animal models The successful applicant will perform research activities based upon protocols developed by other research staff or principal investigator of the research project and develop new protocols as needed for the project. Collect and track data, perform data entry for reports and maintain records of methods used. Prepare materials for abstracts/reports/grant applications & manuscripts and write drafts of manuscripts and participate in the preparation of manuscripts. The associate will also be expected to present seminars and posters at regional and national scientific meetings.
Design and perform research activities based upon protocols developed by the principal investigator or other research staff of the research project.
Assist in the preparation of manuscripts including the writing of initial drafts of manuscripts and the preparation of figures for publication.
Analyze literature to develop hypothesis for discussion with other researchers or principal investigator.
Read and understand protocols.
Develop new protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator
Troubleshoot and analyze protocols; propose modifications to other researchers or principal investigator.
Arrange and plan daily activities to prepare for experimental protocols.
Use techniques of coagulation and neuroscience understand outcomes in animal models and primary neuron cultures.
Present data at lab meetings, and at regional or national meetings.
Participate in animal experiments, including mouse model of hemophilia and von Willebrand disease with respect to assessing pathogenicity and gene therapy outcomes.
Analyze data. Track progress/success of research project.
Develop and monitor quality controls.
Collect, track, and perform data entry for reports.
Prepare materials for manuscripts and participate with the principal investigator in the drafting and preparation of manuscripts
Prepare abstracts for publications and present seminars and posters at scientific meetings.
Adhere to safety and compliance guidelines
Assist in the preparation, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory and facility equipment, including washing glassware, media preparation, and animal inventory.
Assist with procurement of supplies and materials.
Train, provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling of employees to assure outcomes are achieved.
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