POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available to study the disease mechanisms of Multiple Sclerosis, an inflammatory autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, in mouse models and identify novel therapeutic interventions.
In order of importance
1. Design and perform experiments.
2. Write and critique research manuscripts and grant submissions.
3. Participate in meetings with principal investigator and research staff and evaluate/interpret the validity of data .
4. Carry out assigned duties for ordering and maintaining supply of inventories.
5. Mentor junior members of the laboratory research team.
6. Prepare and present study results at local, regional, national and international meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Education: PhD degree in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology or related field.
Experience: Candidates should be recent Ph.D, and have established credentials in the generation and analysis of animal models and requisite expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, histology and molecular biology.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Understand scientific approach and methodologies. Understand general and specific laboratory procedures. Ability to use independent judgment. Ability to follow research methodology and protocol. Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required.http://www.academicjobstoday.com/jobdetail-67538-Postdoctoral%20Fellow
Employment in this position is contingent upon successfully passing a background, criminal history and caregiver misconduct check in accordance with the Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check Law,
Manual Dexterity: Work requires definite skilled and accurate physical operations requiring some closely coordinated performance.
Physical Effort: Work requires handling average weight materials or equipment, but not for sustained periods.
Working Conditions: Some exposure to definitely disagreeable features.
Hazards: Injury may require doctorâ€™s care. Time lost of part of a day may be to receive medical treatment.