The Mailman School of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist with experience studying neurodegenerative disease. He/she will be conducting research related to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases utilizing human, mouse and C. elegans models. In addition to neuroscience experiments, the incumbent will also conduct exposomics and metabolomics studies. Metabolomics research and interpretation requires an understanding and application of statistics and computational analysis. Experience in R and Python preferred.
1. Design, organize, and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments such as fast-scan cyclic voltammetry, in vivo microdialysis, and optogenetic stimulation (coupled with FSCV); assume general responsibility for scientific operations (30%). 2. Conduct metabolomics data analysis using software such as apLCMS, xMSanalyzer, and Mummichog to identify metabolites and untargeted features. He/she will also handle coordination with the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (CTSA) Exposomics and Metabolomics Laboratory to assist in the processing, QC and normalization of metabolomics data (45%). 3. Provide supervision and guidance to staff, technicians, students, and researchers (10%)
4. Animal husbandry, prepare media and other reagents for experimental procedures, perform quality control and maintain equipment (5%).
5. Implement and create research and safety procedures, analyze and present results and discovery at conferences, prepare grant applications, manuscript and other publications, perform all other duties as assigned (10%).
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