General Job Description
Provides expertise in support of research projects in engineering,
biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, etc.
Prepares and edits research papers, proposal, and reports. Performs
advanced testing procedures and analyses of data. May prepare
samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedure and
performs analyses of data. Makes uses of a variety of specialized
equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to
grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed
according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in
procedure, processes, or experimental design. Understands and
applies broad theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of
specialized scientific or engineering field. Develops leadership
and management skills.Duties: Assignments are difficult and broad
requiring originality and ingenuity. May be assisted by lower level
personnel. Supervision: Receives minimal supervision conferring
with higher levels only in usual situations.
Additional Position Information:
Under the general guidance of the principal investigator, the
Researcher will be responsible for performing research procedures
employing research animals and in vitro molecular biology,
coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in research,
maintaining lab operations, contributing to maintentance of
research animals, and other activities as needed.
Performs research procedures including cloning and purification of
DNA constructs. Breeds and genotypes experimental animals to
produce animals needed for research. Performs histology and
immunofluorescence experiments using experimental animals. Performs
experiments with animal behavior. Performs other experiments as
needed. Coordinates activities of personnel engaged in research.
Maintains operations of the research laboratory.
Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience.
Preferred Qualifications :
Well-qualified candidates will have the following qualifications/
- Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years research experience.
- Experience with molecular biology.
- Experience with maintenance of mice.