Staff Scientist-Dr. Radek

Job description

Job Title:

STAFF SCIENTIST

Position Number:

8150724

Job Category:

University Staff

Job Type:

Full-Time

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name:

BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE

Location Code:

BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE (06320A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

Yes

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Staff Scientist position is available in Dr. Radek’s lab at the Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute in the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate will conduct research focused on the neuroendocrine regulation of innate immune responses in the context of skin wound infection or urinary tract infection, funded by two separate NIH grants. The candidate will use in vitro culture systems to identify innate immune signaling pathways enhanced or impaired by distinct neuroendocrine target molecules. The candidate will also conduct in vivo host-pathogen interactions in novel transgenic mice lacking specific neuroendocrine target molecules in the skin or bladder. The research area of the laboratory is focused on mitochondrial signaling in cardiac dysfunction and cardiac autophagy in sepsis using both in vitro and in vivo models. The prospective candidate will have opportunities to work within a highly interactive, multidiscipline team to do translational research.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

PhD or MD/PhD degree

Qualifications:

This work requires a strong background in molecular biology and/or biochemistry, and requires experience with mammalian cell culture and mouse models of injury and/or infection. In addition to the qualifications above, experience with handling bacterial cultures, shRNA/CRISPR, or HPLC protein purification is also preferred.

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses:

• Strong background understanding host-pathogen interactions

Computer Skills:

Must be highly proficient in all office programs, including but not limited to word, excel, power point…

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No

Required operation of university owned vehicles:

No

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? :

Yes

Physical Demands:

Lifting, Carrying, Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions:

Noise, Animals, Irregular Hours

Open Date:

03/03/2021

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/15239

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 6/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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