The successful candidate will participate in NIH-funded projects to study research using live cell imaging on developing Xenopus embryos to address fundamental questions regarding centriole biogenesis, cell migration and cell polarity.
We utilize molecular, cellular and biochemical techniques in a developmental context and exploit the use of state-of-the-art microscopy and genome editing techniques.
An advanced level in many of the stated skills is required:
- Cellular Biology
- Cell culture, cell isolation, cryogenic storage
- Functional studies
- Flow cytometry
- Observes experiments, collects, records, summarizes, analyzes & interprets research data.
- Collates relevant mathematical results & prepares complex tables reflecting relationships of multiple tests.
- Draws scientific conclusions.
- Writes portions of grant applications & may co-author scientific papers
- Trains & directs other lab EEs & students in research techniques and procedures.
- Completes other duties as assigned.
- Ph.D. degree with a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
- Highly motivated and creative scientists that are looking for a strong interactive academic setting are encouraged to apply.
- Good communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions as required by research protocols.
- Demonstrated computer skills, including spreadsheets and basic computations.
- Self motivated with attention to detail and accurate record keeping.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
- Demonstrated leadership/management skills.