Research Teaching Specialist I
Job no: 495203
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Laboratory, Research
The research teaching specialist position is funded by the NIH and is immediately available to conduct research in the area of host-pathogen interactions using an invertebrate animal model under the direction of the principal investigator (PI). The candidate will be required to have technical and theoretical knowledge related to genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Specific tasks will include: collection, recording and analysis of data, preparation of reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contribution to grant writing. The candidate will report all research related activities to the PI and train technicians/fellows in relevant techniques as directed by PI.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Performs in vitro and in vivo research involving animals, cell lines and bacteria as assigned by the PI.
• Interfaces with other research groups in collaborative projects, including shipping and handling materials received from/to collaborators.
• Keeps up-to-date with technical and theoretical knowledge related to hostpathogen interactions and neurobiology.
• Generates, compiles and presents experimental data with appropriate conclusions, recommendations that are pertinent to research activity.
• Presents scientific/research contents in institutional, national and international forums.
• Provides support for the daily operations of the lab, including training/supervising technicians and junior fellows.
Education and/or Experience:
• Ph.D. degree with major/concentration in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neurobiology or related field of study is preferred.
• Prior research experience in the areas of model organism system, genetics, neurobiology, and/or host-pathogen interactions is preferred.
Salary: Minimum is $67,132.64
Note: Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
Advertised: Apr 28 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 11 2021 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time