Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Research Fellow will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Analyzes and interprets data. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator.
May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
DEPARTMENT AND/OR UNIT SPECIFIC – ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
A Postdoctoral Scientist position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Wohaib Hasan within the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The postdoctoral scientist will work on two main projects in the laboratory. The first project investigates mechanisms of endocardial thrombosis, particularly endothelial pro/anti-coagulant mechanisms. The second project investigates neuronal triggers for atrial fibrillation in obesity. Both projects involve working with both small animal models and human biospecimens. The postdoctoral scientist will develop novel assays and interface with core facilities at CSMC to advance research objectives.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research (both directed and independent) under the direction of Dr. Hasan, submit and publish papers and posters, make oral presentations, and apply for and receive grant funding. The postdoctoral scientist must be well organized and be able to demonstrate writing skills, ability to collect and interpret data, and the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists/investigators. Development plans specific to the candidate will ensure a path for development and growth.
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