Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Virology Research Laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding applicants for full-time research associate position. This is a Full-Time grant funded position.
Assist the Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects.
Identifies, researches, complies and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.
Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialize area of research. Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge in virology and/or epidemiology. Advanced knowledge in flow cytometry required. Knowledge in molecular techniques (qPCR / ddPCR, high-throughput sequencing) and cell culture are a strong plus.
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorateMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
Internal Number: REQ20090426
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