Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains new laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD in Physiology or Biophysics.
Experience with electrophysiology, patch-clamp.
Experience with cut-open oocyte voltage clamp with simultaneous fluorescence, site-directed fluorescence, local activation of membrane changes with temperature jumps.
Proficient in kinetic modeling and physical interpretation of electrical and optical data.
Proficient in molecular biology and site directed mutagenesis.
Ability to function as part of an interactive team while demonstrating initiative to achieve projectâ™s goals.
Strategic thinking skills including effecting planning, setting goals, monitoring progress, tracking results and making appropriate adjustments to plans based on circumstances.
Ability to manage competing priorities, work simultaneously on multiple initiatives, and meet deadlines.
Effective organizational and time management skills with a high degree of attention to details.
Ability to lead, inspire and influence others to achieve a common goal.
Excellent written communications skills for grant proposals, reports, and manuscripts.
Excellent interpersonal communications skills to facilitate multicultural, multi-generational community meetings, committee meetings, and programming, as well as one-on-one conversations with community leaders, funders, and decision-makers.
Fundamental working knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
Laboratory Environment: advanced biophysical techniques that include electrophysiology and optical spectroscopy.
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