Post Doctoral Researcher to pursue specialized research training, education and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in the Department of Pathology; plans, designs and executes experiments of considerable scope and complexity in the assigned research lab studying molecular and epigenetic mechanisms in neuronal and non-neuronal cells during chronic exposure to addictive substances; independently designs new analytical approaches and tools; performs experiments; independently develops and troubleshoots new experimental techniques and protocols; collects data and participates in writing grant proposals; participates in writing manuscripts for publication; trains staff in techniques; collaborates and seeks expertise from other labs; attends and presents research at scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; supervise graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory; performs additional duties as assigned.The candidate is expected to have strong organizational, and record keeping skills to record experiment results and analyze data, as well as effective written communication skills to publish results.
Participates in experiment design and evaluation; executes experiments; performs data analysis; reports to principal investigator (PI)
Develops new methods for research; develops and details understanding of current relevant scientific literature
Develops and troubleshoots new experimental techniques and protocols which benefit the general research laboratory; prepares research results for publication in reports, papers, journals, books and other media; prepares seminars and lectures for dissemination of knowledge, particularly the results of research undertaken; attends research reviews and seminars
Participates in preparation of grant applications for extramural funding; participates in preparation of manuscripts for publication; supports grant writing; performs additional duties as assigned
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