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Research Associate I (Neonatology)


We are looking for a talented molecular biologist with expertise in zebrafish and primary cell culture model systems. Expertise in protein chemistry will be considered a plus. The environment is result oriented, and opportunities for growth exists based on performance. We are a vascular biology lab ( with interest in problems associated with vascular patterning. Multi-tasking skills and can do attitude will serve as an asset in this environment. If interested, please apply at:

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Under minimal supervision, use fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to perform complex scientific research.

Primary Functions

Design and perform lab procedures and experiments with minimal supervision.

Manage and operate lab equipment.

Train new employees in lab procedures.

Participate in meetings with principle investigator and research staff and evaluate/interpret the validity of data, develop methodologies, evaluate lab procedures.

Retrieve information from library and computerized databases; assist in preparation of manuscripts and presentations.

Introduce new techniques in lab.

Maintain supplies, may negotiate with vendors, track purchase orders.

Maintain equipment, perform/supervise repairs and update computer hardware and software.

Perform animal work related to fish and mice, and manage animal protocols for the program

Able to collect, and process human samples for vascular biology research

Other duties as assigned

Organizational Structure

Department:  Pediatrics                  

Division: Neonatology                    

Reports to (Title):  Professor





Position Requirements:

Minimum Required Education:               Master’s degree

Minimum Required Experience:              No experience required

Preferred Education:  Biology major desired

Preferred Experience: n/a

Field: molecular biology, protein chemistry and vascular biology

Certification: Not required 

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management. Animal protocol awareness is a plus.

Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.

Ability to work independently with little direction. Well-developed organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meeting deadlines.


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