• Post Doctoral Fellow

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10484
    Category
    Research & Academia - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    35
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    PostDoctoral Fellow Job Description:


     


    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



    • Design and execute experimental procedures/protocols in research involving cell and molecular biology techniques, tissue culture, histology and immunological assay, polarizing and fluorescence microscopy, and animal model system.

    • Collecting, analyzing and reporting on experimental data to the Principal Investigator on a timely manner.

    • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all laboratory work and experiments.

    • Apply standard scientific protocols to experiments, research and improve current methods, and develop, set-up, and verify new procedures in the laboratory.

    • Independently reproduce, evaluate, and improve techniques currently used. Adapt new methods to existing procedures and modify current experiments through scientific knowledge and intuition.

    • Standardize and establish new published procedures; evaluate innovative techniques. Develop new assays and new protocols for research.

    • Troubleshoot and correct erroneous results or problems with laboratory equipment. Maintain and repair equipment; monitor proper use by personnel.

    • Maintain optimal protocol and assay accuracy by conducting regular quality and reproducibility checks.

    • Discuss relevant insights about experimental results with Principal Investigator, and provide useful recommendations for improvement and analysis.

    • Draft, write, and edit scientific papers, journal articles, abstracts and progress reports.

    • Assist with preparation of manuscripts, presentations, grant proposals and other written documents

    • Maintain an integral role in the laboratory's meetings, departmental seminars, presentations, and publications.

    • Organization, and recording of research material inventory, and placing order for research reagent in a timely manner

    • Maintenance of research model system and reagents.

    • Ensure that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment.

    • Completion of all trainings related to work in a timely manner, including C14, animal usage, handling hazardous material, laboratory safety.

    • Participate in establishing job requirements and goals; perform duties at the desired level of competency.

    • Perform other duties as assigned. 


    Qualifications


     


    EDUCATION/ WORK EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Genetics, Cell or Molecular Biology or related filed in biological sciences is required.


     


    REQUIRED SKILLS:



    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    • Demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, supervisory ability, and an innovative approach to experimental design.

    • Technical proficiency and ability to work independently.

    • Proficient use of computers and software.

    • Strong communication and analytical skills.

    • Mathematical ability to perform algebraic calculations and statistical analysis.

    • Express willingness to teach others and share results.

    • Capable of meeting time demands necessary to execute experiments

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