Post Doc - Orthopaedic Surgery

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Surgery, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the intersection of basic and clinical sciences in the laboratory of Jonathan Boyd, PhD. This fellowship will gain experience from multiple departments (Orthopaedics, Pharmacology and Toxicology) within Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. This position is responsible for designing, organizing, and conducting highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures. The Postdoctoral Fellow will advance funded inflammation research related to exposure to chemical agents and assist on other projects including research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association (AHA). In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for reporting findings and publishing results in research journals, assuming general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory and providing support and guidance to students and collaborating scientists that include several federal laboratories, universities, and industrial partners.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Will have experience in one or more of the following: animal research CITI certification or equivalent (rodents), animal imaging (e.g., near infrared imaging, thermal imaging, positron emission tomography), immunoassays, plethysmography, experience analyzing and interpreting genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data and models.
Design and implement research protocols; design safety procedures and adapt new procedures, methods, or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
Oversee in vivo sample research preparation, animal maintenance, and equipment maintenance; quality control analysis of reagents.
Collect, prepare and analyze 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 students, residents, and volunteer workers as needed.
While this position is fully funded, it is expected that the ideal candidate will contribute to grant writing and reporting as needed.
Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment and with general maintenance of laboratory.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
PhD in a basic or health science.
2-4 years of relevant experience in a research environment.

This is a restricted position with no set end date and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: $57,846

Position Details:

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Employment Type: PD - Post Doc
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Mario Lacic

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