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Research Associate 1 - Miami Project Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 12115756
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 2/18/2022
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100054888

Job Description:

The Department of Miami Project has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Research Associate 1. Contribute to a research program aimed at identifying novel therapeutics for promoting axon regeneration and neuroprotection after injury to the central nervous system. Work as an integral member of a research team employing gene therapy and cell-based strategies to induce neurorepair and functional recovery towards the development and translation of treatments to the clinical setting for spinal cord, nerve, and brain injury. Use prior knowledge of Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Molecular Biology to perform techniques and protocols as well as design and troubleshoot experiments. Perform procedures and analysis associated with histological and behavioral assessment of animals following spinal cord injury including, animal surgeries (laminectomy, tracing, cell transplantation), animal post-operative care, animal perfusion and tissue dissection, tissue sectioning and staining, behavioral measurement of sensory and motor function as well as fluorescent and confocal microscopy and tissue culture. Perform biochemistry, immunochemistry and molecular biology techniques including cell and tissue staining, western blotting, gel electrophoresis and ELISA. Be able to manage transgenic mouse colonies, perform genotyping and coordinate breeding programs for the mice. The position will require after hours and weekend work with animal care and management. Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures. Participates in the publication of significant results. Maintains an overview of relevant research findings. Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice. Keeps abreast of current publications relative to methods, techniques, and developments within the area of research. Collects, prepares, analyzes, dissects, and evaluates specimens or tissue cultures. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment. Performs a variety of routine assays, tests, and studies. Performs calculations to complete research test results, collects data, and performs statistical analysis of laboratory results. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required

Experience:

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience. One-year basic wet lab experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:



  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

  • Commitment to the University's core values.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.



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