Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking candidates for a Research Specialist Intermediate position in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. We are seeking a highly motivated bench scientist to advance medical and scientific knowledge about cystic fibrosis (CF) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The successful candidate will work on NIH funded research projects to investigate CF and CVD using rabbit models.
Develop collaborative, cutting-edge research programs related to CF and CVD projects: design experiments, analyze data, complete appropriate documentation of work, including technical reports & presentations;
Conduct experiments using transgenic rabbits, also maintain transgenic rabbits (breeding, genotyping and animal protocol);
Develop mechanistic approaches and utilize molecular and emerging technology platforms to address genes that are associated with atherosclerosis;
Integrate available mechanistic, biochemical, immunological, clinical, statistical, and pathologic data into study reports for regulatory submissions;
Collaborate with other scientists to advance shared missions;
Meet reporting metrics and provide summary updates to management.
The qualified candidate will have the following:
A terminal research degree (MS or above) with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a relevant discipline. Expertise in the transgenic rabbit or mouse models with published papers is required.
Well-qualified candidates will have extensive knowledge about relevant animal models and drug development for CF or CVD.
Candidates must possess a strong background in the theory and practice of animal and human biology and physiology, especially clinical and functional changes associated with CF or CVD.
The individual must have demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex scientific problems.
Ability to manage multiple research activities.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide technical input are required.
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