Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Jr. Specialist I- Nephrology Dr. Roshanravan 49% FTE
Junior Specialist - Nephrology Division
The position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations as well as review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable related to their research area of expertise.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE A. RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS-- 90% Work under the direction of the Principle Investigator on research projects. Collaborate with personnel affiliated with research activities involving bench to bedside translational research methods. In particular, the position involves working on clinical trials, targeting improved metabolism and physical functioning in persons living with kidney disease and diabetes. This position will be working with a project scientist experienced in human sample collection, processing, and analysis. Also, this position involves performing high resolution respirometry on human tissue and blood cells. Previous experience with lab work is preferable. Evaluation of performance in research activities is subject to the applicable individual project in specialized areas, as documented by any of the following: Publications that acknowledge the Junior Specialist's significant and meaningful contribution to the work. Publications on which the Junior Specialist is an author. Other evidence (e.g., letters from collaborators or principal investigators) that work done by the Junior Specialist contributed to publishable research.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY-- 5% Participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations. Review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise.
UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE-- 5% May maintain liaison and respond to the needs of various industry organizations, state and federal agencies, and other external groups on issues related to area of expertise. Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus and other University entities, as appropriate.
Salary: Step I - $42,300 Number of Position available: 2 Questions: Please direct to Stephanie Schenk firstname.lastname@example.org
TERM OF APPOINTMENT:
Short-term 2-year maximum Non-Exempt appointment, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.
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