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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
The Wisniewski lab has recently developed an unbiased proteomic methodology that produces robust data utilizing archival formalin, fixed paraffin embedded human tissue and has used this method perform the most extensive proteomic analysis of amyloid plaques, as well as to characterize the amyloid proteome of a distinct subtype of Alzheimer's disease: rapidly progressive AD. The project will involve use of these localized proteomic techniques in rapidly progressive AD, versus more typical sporadic AD, as well as in Down’s syndrome brain tissue at different stages of disease. The candidate must have experience with brain tissue (mouse or human samples).
Performs other duties as assigned.
May serve on internal committees to help further goals of research projects and bring new expertise to the research program.
May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance of scientific conferences.
May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
Develops research techniques and methodologies.
May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
May be responsible research/lab quality control and compliance.
May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the PI and the Department Chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, extraction lines, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
May manage the operations of a lab for the Principal Investigator by supervising Post Docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a MD or PhD and 5 years experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Substantial experience from having completed Post Doc training. Established a record of publications.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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