The Cardiovascular Research Center is seeking an Assistant Scientist to assist in developing projects in the field of cardiac cell and molecular biology. The projects particularly focus on studying stem cells and their products including paracrine factors and exosomes in repairing heart after injury. The successful candidates should have a strong background in cell biology and should have experience with mammalian cell culture and molecular biology techniques including manipulation of DNA, RNA and protein expression.
Responsibilities include: performing routine technical and non-technical laboratory/research related tasks; providing technical assistance by performing experiments and then analyzing the data; independently handling experiments; assisting with the handling and care of lab animals; assisting in obtaining and recording research data; maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment; and assisting with feeding laboratory animals, cleaning cages and maintaining feeding logs. In addition, the Associate Scientist maintains inventory of chemicals and laboratory supplies and performs routine staining and fixing of specimens, prepare culture media following explicit instructions. Performs other duties as assigned.Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree and minimum 2 year(s) of laboratory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Required Skills and Abilities:*Demonstrated ability to work with laboratory animals.*Ability to use the Microsoft office programs.*Demonstrated ability to complete experiments in a timely manner.*Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.*Experience operating all standard laboratory equipment.Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Molecular biology, Physiology or BiomedicineThis is a grant funded positionTemple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-reportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.Primary Location:
Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research BuildingJob:
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