Senior Research Support Specialist, Dermatology

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

A Senior Research Support Specialist position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Animesh Sinha, Professor, Department of Dermatology , State University of New York, University at Buffalo.

Our research is focused on systems biology approaches to the study of autoimmune skin diseases. We aim to explore disease mechanisms and define biomarkers of disease. The associate will lead and work collaboratively on laboratory-based and translational research projects, particularly studies performed in conjunction with clinical trials for new drug targets in autoimmune disease. Specific responsibilities will include execution and quantitative analysis of genetic, genomic and proteomic data as well as molecular and cellular validation studies. you will develop, implement, monitor, coordinate and manage activities to maintain effective operation of a program that requires the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge. Requires a high level of discretion, judgment, collaboration and initiative to accomplish goals. May include supervisory duties.

Assigned tasks may include:

  • Work collaboratively with faculty and professionals to advance the goals of the project
  • Observe, collect, analyze data and write summary reports
  • Coordinate field and laboratory work
  • Develop and maintain databases
  • Orient, train and monitor others assigned to projects
  • Use specialized methods for data collation and interpretation
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.
Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science degree or higher. Requires advanced knowledge of scientific, medical or other disciplinary terminology and associated mathematical competence usually demonstrated by a bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in applicable discipline. Incumbents typically have directly related experience in research techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have experience in immunology, cellular and molecular biology, genomics, and/or bioinformatics. Advanced degree and/or knowledge of and the ability to apply established methods and procedures in observation, measurement and computation preferred.

We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent work ethic and strong oral communication and writing skills. The applicant is expected to work independently, as well as in collaboration with other group members.

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