RESEARCH SPECIALIST A

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Research specialist position is available for an established laboratory with several post-doctoral researchers in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Will use molecular/cell biology approach and transgenic mouse models to investigate the role of mitochondrial CYPs in alcohol toxicity and monomethylamine mediated neuronal toxicity. Other aspects of study in the PI's laboratory involve the role of mitochondrial dysfunction and stress signaling in cancer development.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Some research experience in mitochondrial structure and function studies, and membrane analysis preferred. Ph.D. in biological sciences preferred.

Hands-on experience with molecular genetics, biochemical approaches, membrane analysis, mitochondrial functional tests, mitochondrial DNA analysis, various immunohistochemical techniques, immunoprecipitation, enzyme assay methods, laboratory techniques and experiments include planning, performing, and interpreting experimental results, trouble shooting, analyzing data, writing manuscripts, and presenting data at meetings and seminars.

Strong organizational skills, able to multi-task with strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently as well as with a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Reference Number: 58-25314

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Biomedical Sciences

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research