Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Writing, submitting and revising animal protocol and procedures, maintaining mouse colony and performing animal procedures (including injection, blood collection, mouse surgical model and examination, echocardiography) independently;
Imaging work includes taking pictures through light microscope, fluorescent microscope and confocal microscope, using software such as IMARIS, Fiji and Photoshop, constructing 3-D models, and organizing data;
Cell biology work includes cell isolation, cell culture and flow cytometry
Molecular biology work includes DNA and RNA extraction, qPCR, protein extraction and Western Blots;
Statistical work includes collecting data, conducting statistical analysis (e.g., in excel or GraphPad) and organizing the presentation of results;
May supervise other research staff.
May present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
Previous bench experience in mouse surgical model, Echocardiography, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Biology and developmental biology.
Strong motivation to carry out leading edge biomedical research and to publish in peer-reviewed journals.
Independent intellectual curiosity and ambition while working as part of a team.
Flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player.
Strong communication and computer skills.
Ability to solve technical problems independently.
Ability and desire to read relevant scientific literature.
Ability to handle reasonably complex scientific concepts.
Ability to learn new concepts and new skills quickly.
Strong imaging skills.
Knowledge of excel, Prism Graphpad and/or other statistical/analytical software.
Record keeping skills.
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