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The Department of Anesthesiology employs over 200 academic and staff personnel and has an annual operating budget of $40 million in annualized resources between Practice Plan Revenues, VAMC funding, Hospital and Medical Group Funding, UC Foundation, Research Sources and School of Medicine Funds. There are over 80 clinical faculty, 12 Ph.D, faculty and post docs, 41 residents, 16 clinical fellows, 27 Certified Nurse Anesthetists, 1 Physician Assistant and four bargaining units represented. The Department provides Clinical Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Services at Hillcrest, Thornton, Shiley, Children's and the VAMC. The Department operates a Pain Clinic at Perlman. The Department's research programs include bench and clinical research programs located at the VAMC, MTF, CTF, BSB, Hillcrest, Thornton and Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.
Under supervision of the Principle Investigator, the incumbent will manage all aspects of the research laboratory and conduct independent research projects. The position requires dual functions in scientific research and laboratory management. The research functions involve independent performance of a wide variety of specialized laboratory procedures in molecular, cellular and behavioral biology. These require proficiency in basic cell biology lab techniques including gene expression and knockdown, sterile mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, qPCR, immunoblot ELISAs, immunofluorescence staining and immunohistochemistry. These assays will require the incumbent to utilize equipment and software to perform high and fluorescence microscopy, image acquisition, image analysis and statistical analysis methods. The incumbent will also participate in animal studies including surgeries and injections and assists in maintaining mouse colonies.
Skills in data interpretation and study design based on current scientific literature and recent advances in the field are essential. The incumbent will make significant innovative contributions pertaining to design and overall direction of research projects, proposing possible changes in new directions when appropriate and trouble shooting. The position will read and extract relevant scientific articles, finding new sources of information for novel experimental design and execution. The incumbent will participate in the preparation of manuscripts and scientific articles suitable for publication in scientific journals, including editing technical sections of the manuscript and helping in preparing figures. The incumbent will independently perform data analyses, including statistical analysis, using computerized methods.
The lab oversight responsibilities include coordinating with EH&S to maintain a safe work environment. The position will oversee ledgers, income and expenditures and monitor lab safety issues. The position will oversee ledgers, income and expenditures and monitor lab safety issues. The position includes overseeing ordering, inventory, equipment upkeep, interfacing with neighbor laboratories and collaborators. The incumbent will provide work direction and teach laboratory procedures to lower levels staff research associates, undergraduates, graduate students and visiting scholars in technical studies.
Advanced theoretical knowledge of a life science as typically acquired by a Bachelor's degree in the field of molecular biology, biochemistry, or genetics or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, tissues culture and animal research.
Proven experience to independently participate in the execution of research projects. Expert knowledge sufficient to coordinate studies within our lab, other labs, other departments and universities. Skill to plan and organize work assignments in an efficient and highly productive manner.
Experience performing advance techniques in preparations of experiments. This includes techniques with various types of fluorescent microscopy, molecular biology, biochemistry and primary cell culture. Ability to troubleshoot techniques independently and in preparation of the next step.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills needed to interact professionally and effectively in the work environment with a diverse population.
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