Senior Research Associate
Our laboratory investigates the role of the renal urothelium in urinary tract obstruction. Specifically, we investigate the renal urothelium stem/progenitor and the molecular mechanisms governing urothelial development and repair. We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Research Associate to perform bench research studies, analyze data and report experimental findings to the Principal Investigator. Applicants with experience managing a mouse colony, performing experiments on laboratory mice, and in flow cytometry and tissue culture are preferred. Preferred applicants will have an advanced degree, including a Master’s degree or PhD. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Senior Research Associate will design experiments, prepare samples and perform laboratory experiments investing the urothelial stem/progenitor cell in the kidneys and bladder. There will be a specific emphasis on using cell sorting techniques and organoid forming assays to evaluate the progenitor capacity of urothelial subpopulations. The Senior Research Associate will perform routine experimental procedures on laboratory animals, harvest tissue and use a variety of skills including techniques in molecular biology, physiology, genetics, microscopy, and biochemistry. The Senior Research Associate will compile results, prepare reports/present findings; maintain supply inventory; maintain glassware & laboratory equipment; and perform routine clerical duties to ensure the laboratory is safe and appropriately supplied.
Schedule: Full time, Benefits Eligible
Abigail Wexner Research Institute
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Master’s Degree or PhD in a relevant field of science from an accredited college with a minimum of one year of relevant laboratory experience OR Bachelor of Science degree with two to three years of laboratory research experience.
Coursework in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, statistics, relevant research methods desirable.
Minimum Physical Requirement:
100% Kneeling / reaching
100% Finger dexterity
100% Talking / hearing / seeing
33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes
Percent of time spent on:
40% Performing research work
30% Designing and developing protocols
20% Recording data, and analyzing/interpreting results
5% Preparing scientific papers/abstracts/presentations
03% Miscellaneous paperwork and administrative duties (related to inventories and research safety) 02% Instructing other lab personnel
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
Tagged as: Life Sciences, Mathematics
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