Research Associate- Pediatrics

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Research Associate- Pediatrics - 17000001DW 



Description

 

Pay Grade: 40

Hiring Range: $3,511.73- $5,028.40


 

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED PART-TIME POSITION (20 HOURS PER WEEK / 50%)


 

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

The Research Associate uses specialized techniques to conduct cystic fibrosis (CF) research. This position uses cell and animal models of CF to study an inhibitory protein complex involved in the pathogenesis of CF disease, and assists the PI in managing the lab operation in the Pediatrics Department.


 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Conducts experiments using cell and tissue models of CF.
  • Researches novel ways to modulate CFTR channel function and/or mitigate the excessive inflammatory responses in CF.
  • Coordinates the research activities in PI’s lab.
  • Maintains laboratory safety and report laboratory safety related issues to PI.
  • Assists with lab equipment maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as required.

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    Qualifications

     
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  
     

    EDUCATION: Ph.D. in the biomedical/chemical or one of the Biological Sciences.  (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)


     

    EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of post-doctoral research experience. Experience with cell/tissue culture, protein characterization and function study (e.g., western blotting, IP/co-IP, immunofluorescence staining and imaging, ELISA), molecular biology (RT-PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing), and animal studies (mice). Experience in Cystic fibrosis research is preferred. Good oral and written communication skills. 


     


    Job
      Research Professional 
    Primary Location
      US-Tennessee-Memphis 
    Organization
      Pediatrics-Administration 
    Schedule
      Part-time 
    Campus/Institute  Memphis 
    Job Posting
      Sep 25, 2017, 2:30:13 PM 



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