Postdoctoral Researcher Position available in the Sussman laboratory at San Diego State University
The Sussman laboratory at San Diego State University seeks qualified applicants for a postdoc position. The primary research project is focused upon the biological impact of vaping upon cardiopulmonary structure and function at the tissue and cellular levels. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, tissue culture, biochemistry, viral vector design and amplification, and in vivo surgical skills with mouse models, molecular biology, lung and/or heart-related research, transcriptomics, as well as high level verbal and written skills. Basic computer competency in typical software and ability to use statistical and image analysis software is also important. More information about the Sussman lab can be found at http://heart.sdsu.edu
A generic description of the position with basic duties follows…
Position Summary: Functioning somewhat independently, the Postdoctoral Researcher will design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols; summarize findings and publish results in research journals; assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory; provide supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers.
Examples of Duties:
Design and implement research protocols; design safety procedures; adapt new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
Oversee media preparation, animal maintenance and equipment maintenance; quality control analysis of reagents.
Collect, prepare and analyze research data; keep a detailed notebook summarizing experiments and recording research data; maintain computer database of research data; tabulate and display data for presentation in research conferences and for manuscript preparation; use graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data.
Supervise other personnel in the laboratory to coordinate research efforts for increased efficiency; participate in training of fellows, residents, students and volunteer workers as needed.
Search pertinent scientific literature as needed.
Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment and with general maintenance of laboratory.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a basic or health science.
Tagged as: Life Sciences
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