For Department use only.
Our laboratory focuses on translational research to attenuate trauma-induced stress, hypermetabolism, and inflammation.
Our laboratory has recently shown that the adipose tissue and its ensuing browning plays a major role in hypermetabolism which
is associated with substantial adverse clinical outcomes for years. The goals of our research are to develop novel treatments and
interventions to attenuate the browning response and to potentially implement novel clinical treatments.
The ideal incumbent is an enthusiastic, highly motivated, organized individual with interpersonal skills who will enjoy collaborating
and conducting research in a stimulating environment. As a member of our lab, the successful candidate will be part of a team conducting
independent research to study the effects of burn on the adipose and adipose associated mediators. The results from the studies could
potentially lead to the development of novel therapies to improve clinical outcomes of severely burned patients.
Responsible for overseeing and managing the planning, development, implementation and analysis of multiple research and experimental results.
Purpose and Key Functions:
- Oversee and manage the planning, development, implementation and analysis of multiple research and experimental results.
- Work with faculty members to establish long term research programs.
- Design and analyze experiments and results.
- Gather research related materials for scientific experiments.
- Write papers for publications and research proposals for submission to granting agencies.
- Interpet, publish and patent experimental results.
- Use statistical methods to optimize experimental conditions.
- Prepare and keep biomoleclues stable.
- Develop novel methods to synthesize new precursors.
- Build and maintain a program network of research collaborators and partners.
- Read job related periodicals and journals, and attend meetings and conferences to disucss research related technologies and results.
- Provide advice and train students and colleagues regarding research and experiments.
- Deliver presentations and report research results at conferences.
- Use hand tools to assemble or disassemble lab equipment.
- Schedule activities for graduate students, coordinate group meetings, events and monthly reports.
- Order instruments and supplies as required.
- Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
- Identify problems and develop solutions to complex problems.
- Ensure safe handling and storage of chemicals.
Provides functional guidance to others on an ongoing basis.
PhD in a relevant field.
Requires 3 years of relevant experience.
For Department use only.
The preferred applicant posssess motivation, curiosity and creativity.
For Department use only.
We welcome diversity and we are very team oriented.
To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
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