The Department of Physiology is seeking a high level and extremely knowledgeable scientist to investigate diseases of physiology and specifically thoracic and abdominal aneurysm. Highly technical procedures and techniques involving molecular biology, physiology and genomics of mouse physiology will be necessary to complete project aims. Translational laboratory management will be the primary responsibility. This requires experimental design, preparing samples and train/oversee personnel for projects with the end result being publications and grant applications. Assistance with writing protocols, manuscripts, and grant applications, as well as review of literature to identify protocols necessary for edge of science breakthroughs will be necessary.
Mouse care/breeding/dissections, cell dissociation, RNA isolation, recombinant DNA techniques, cell biolgy, cell culture, Microsoft Excel, organizational skills, attention to detail, and writing skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Degree in a science related field and multiple years of successful independent work history in the pulmonary field preferred.
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