• Job Title: Research Scientist
  • Job ID: 452864
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Neurology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $90,000.00
  • Salary Range Max: $100,000.00

Position summary

Research Scientist (Job Opening 452864) - Research Scientist to establish and direct independent research projects with the Neuroimmunology Laboratory of the Department of Neurology; conceptualizes, designs, implements and directs research program in neuroimmune interactions spanning from animal model experiments to translational studies with human samples; develops, writes and submits grant proposals of original research as principal investigator or co-investigator to extramural funding agencies to obtain significant salary and research support from outside funding agencies; develops, adopts, optimizes, and implements new laboratory methods; develops hypothesis and experimental approach to hypothesis testing; plans, designs and conducts complex experiments; extracts, compiles, analyzes and evaluates data to establish relevance to the problems being evaluated; administers grants; directs and manages grant budgets; manages laboratory; writes manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; attends and presents research findings at national and international scientific conferences; develops and conducts educational workshops, lectures and seminars; collaborates with other researchers, graduate students and technicians within laboratory; participates in supervision and instruction of research staff, students and postdoctoral fellows.

Education and experience

Demonstrated ability to be a productive researcher required, as evident by publication record, citation of research by others, presentations to scientific organizations or contributions to the research field; submits grant proposals as Principal Investigator for ongoing studies and to obtain funding in support of these studies. Experience with animal models required. Experience with processing and analysis of human samples, and immunological and/ or neuroscience techniques and assays, preferred. Requires a successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.