Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts, methodologies and approaches.
Designs, develops and tests new equipment, instruments, reagents, and/or experimental protocols for research. Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate.
Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports. Leads and (co-)authors scientific research manuscripts.
May supervise other research staff, including students and postdoctoral fellows.
May present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
Doctoral degree (PhD and/or MD) with established track record in biomedical research such as molecular biology, biochemistry, endocrinology, and immunology.
Three years of Post-Doctoral experience.
Strong background in islet biology, particularly culture and experimentation with human islets; zebrafish and mouse husbandry and experimentation, RNA and protein isolation, quantitative real-time PCR, western blot techniques, past experience with assisting in training, a strong publication record, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field(s).
Knowledge and experience of research techniques or methods including RNA and protein isolation.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures including CITI or equivalent human subjects training.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office or other basic productivity.
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