Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2090
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist V for the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. The Research Teaching Specialist V assists with laboratory procedures, data analysis and research writing under the direction of Dr. Stephen Vatner, Principal Investigator.
- Performs biochemistry and molecular biology procedures.
- Performs inmmunohistochemistry procedures with transgenic animal models of heart disease.
- Performs Western blot, breeds and genotypes transgenic mice, performs TUNEL staining, calculates myocytes cell size and performs fibrosis measurement.
- May be required to work with radioactive materials.
- Assists in drafting IACUC and NIH protocols.
- Assists in drafting abstracts and manuscripts.
Home Location Campus: Newark (RBHS)
- Prior research experience an asset.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent knowledge and demonstrated expertise in use of document processing and data management software, required.
- Must have excellent writing skills and document production skills.
- Must be able to analyze research data using Students t-test (Excel) and ANOVA (Startview).
- Understands research hypotheses, scientific models, and proposed research methods sufficiently well to discuss with scientific staff and propose improvements.
- Must possess good organization and documentation skills.
- Must demonstrate good communication skills in English.
- Must be comfortable working quickly and accurately in a stressful environment with multiple deadlines and varying priorities.
Department: NJMS-Cell Biology & Molecular Med
Must be accessible by email and must be able to work during evenings, weekends, and holidays to review drafts of research documents, respond to questions from trainees, and oversee ongoing grant, animal protocol and manuscript development. Must be available to work additional hours on short notice when necessary to meet key deadlines.