The Senior Research Specialist performs a broad range of biological tests and procedures using standard scientific techniques and methods; and recording, analyzing and reporting results for the Regional Biocontainment Lab.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designs, conducts, and support subsequent after life experiments of BSL-3 animal experiments with infectious agents.
Designs, optimizes, and validates aspects of research required for study completion.
Performs statistical analysis tools to analyze and present data.
Measures the response of pathogens to various therapeutics or treatments in animal models or support pathogenesis studies.
Supports all aspects of in vitro or animal studies of pathogens for life history or vaccine and drug studies.
Builds and/or obtains the reagents and technical approaches.
Publishes and presents data.
Manages and maintains equipment service inspections and equipment validation process.
Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents needed to perform scientific experiments for entire lab.
Completes data analysis, including statistical analysis and prepare reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 218866
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.