RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: Primary role is to assess extent of neurological damage in an in vivo/in vitro model of central nervous system injury. Perform molecular, immunochemical and biochemical analysis of tissue damage. Maintain neural tissue culture. Additional responsibilities include assisting with supply and animal orders, maintaining protocol books, and helping to maintain equipment, supply inventory, and safety compliance in the lab. Develops new experimental protocols, and is responsible for working with collaborating laboratories to learn new methods, performing technically complex experiments, data acquisition and analysis, and maintains data records. Participates in the writing of funding proposals, abstracts and papers.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: BA/BS, good organizational and communication skills, good work ethic; ability to work independently with attention to detail; Preferred: Lab experience handling in cell culture, microbiology, molecular biology or physiology, some experience handling animals and experience tabulating and plotting data with Excel.
Reference Number: 13-25739
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
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