Job Title:
Senior Research Associate-B/H
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College of Medicine
SBS-Physiology & Cell Biology
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Position summary

Senior Research Associate-B/H (Job Opening 450016) - Senior Research Associate-B/H to conduct complex scientific investigations in a foundational (basic) research laboratory in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology functioning as a specialist or technical expert in molecular studies on myosin motors and the actin cytoskeleton; collaborates with Principal Investigator (PI) to develop, manage and implement research projects; plans, designs, and conducts complex & advanced research; plans and executes advanced molecular biological, biochemical, biophysical, and imagine procedures specializing & providing technical expertise in cytoskeletal research; extracts, analyzes & evaluates experimental data; develops and implements new or revised research methods; assists PI in research & development efforts of new research projects; works closely with PI to determine and develop goals of projects; develops and establishes criteria & research standards to meet goals of research projects; plans and writes manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in scientific journals; attends and presents research results at national and international scientific conferences and workshops; actively contributes to developing, writing, editing and critiquing research grant proposals; investigates potential sources of funding and makes recommendations to principal investigators; participates in developing and establishing working relationships with current & potential sponsors of research; oversees appropriate maintenance of all laboratory equipment; negotiates and oversees equipment service contracts and repairs; participates in developing and implementing laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Safety Manual; monitors, oversees & ensures compliance to local, state and federal laboratory health and safety rules, regulations and guidelines; provides training of research staff in executing new research methods; serves as a consultant to other investigators in area of expertise.

Education and experience

Doctoral Degree in biology, biological sciences or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; extensive experience in biological/health science research capacity required; experience in a progressively responsible administrative capacity preferred; extensive experience planning & developing projects preferred; extensive knowledge and expertise in cytoskeletal research required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.