We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual eager to lead and guide an independent project in a team-oriented, highly collaborative environment.
Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex tasks necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs. Responsible for working with experimental platforms specific to the hiring Program. Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation and communication of results of basic and/or translational research.
Will be required to reviews literature and apply advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development. May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate. Performs other responsibilities as required.
Preference for applicants with experience with: advanced cell culture techniques, molecular cloning, gene transfection and mutagenesis, gene expression analysis, and advanced histochemical and confocal imaging. Familiarity with transcriptional control, metabolism, membrane protein biology and hepatobiliary physiology would be advantageous but not required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or MD OR Master's degree and five years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab. Internship experience or experience prior to attaining the qualifying degree is not considered eligible work experience for this job classification. Laboratory experience will be based on area of assignment.
The Karpen Lab engages in 2 Research Arcs: