The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is seeking a Research Analyst Principal who will be involved with two research studies.
The first study requires oversight of a 5 year longitudinal animal aging study involving cognitive testing, neuroimaging, biobanking and necropsy. The project will involve supervision of a team of 3 technicians and additional students.
The second study involves assisting with a longitudinal aging study in people with Down syndrome by conducting autopsy studies that include (but not limited to) ELISA, Western blot, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry and quantification.
The candidate must have exceptional organizational skills, molecular biology skills, and communication skills and expertise working with canines. Assistance with manuscript preparation and ability to manage a budget are assets.
Expertise in Word, Excel, Access, Photoshop, PowerPoint are required. Experience working with canines in a lab setting, molecular biology experiments.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
A masters degree in biomedical sciences plus 3 or more years related experience preferred.
Driver’s license is preferred as driving to a laboratory off site is required.
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