Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Translational Energy Stimulation-Sensing Laboratory (TESSLab) at University of Minnesota (jointly with Medical School and College of Science & Engineering) offers the following position: Research Position: Development and Translation of Neural and End-Organ Stimulation Technologies to Treat Disease
The TESSLab is developing new non-invasive and non-surgical medical technology platforms of the future to help treat people suffering from pain, inflammation and infection. Learn more at http://soniclab.umn.edu/.
Job Duties: (The following description does not include all possible tasks in this work and does not limit the assignment of related tasks in this position.) 75% - Perform human studies involving electrical and ultrasound stimulation and imaging of the body in study participants. The researcher will be trained in stimulation and imaging methods on human subjects, will help develop stimulation and imaging protocols with other study team members, and will collect and analyze data from study participants. Researcher will independently acquire various types of biological and imaging data from the study participants and perform quality assessments of the datasets. Researcher will also prepare reports and presentations, and be involved with meetings and discussions with clinicians, industry partners and other researchers. The study findings will be utilized for the ongoing development of new therapeutic technologies for treating various health conditions, such as pain, inflammation and infections.
25% - Support other scientific projects in laboratory and with clinical and industry collaborators. These tasks will involve data entry and management, tabulation of biological and imaging data from medical records, quality control of the medical data, and general support to the projects as needed. Versatility and attention to detail are highly preferred.
BA/BS in science or related field plus 1+ years of lab experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal 5 years.
Experience and interest in biology or medicine
Ability to manage collected data electronically using Excel or other graphics/mathematics software, and interpret collected data
High attention to detail and data management skills
Experience with online databases such as REDCap, Epic or similar data collection programs
Experience with customer service, public-facing projects and/or human studies
Internal Number: 339025
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