• Job Title: Research Scientist
  • Job ID: 446898
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Cardiac Surgery
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $50,000.00
  • Salary Range Max: $65,000.00

Position summary

Research Scientist (Job Opening 446898) - Research Scientist to participate in the development and implementation of a nationally competitive program investigating the role of cardiovascular disease risk factors in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease within the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery; writes and submits grant proposals of original research in the area of ex-vivo organ perfusion and organ repair as Principal Investigator (PI), co-investigator or collaborator to obtain funding in support of research with significant salary support from extramural funding sponsors; develops and tests hypotheses; plans, designs and executes advanced research experiments; conducts statistical analysis, evaluation and interpretation of raw data; plans and writes manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; develops and implements new research techniques and methodologies in the laboratory; writes IRB and ILACUC protocols as needed for research; ensures and is accountable for compliance to federal and institutional laboratory and safety regulations; oversees and trains junior research staff, post doctoral researchers, residents, and undergraduate & graduate students; develops new and on-going collaborative research opportunities.

Education and experience

Doctoral degree in biochemistry required; Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.