Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Research work is focused towards investigating the molecular and signaling mechanisms that regulate muscle stem cell function, skeletal muscle mass, and pathophysiological mechanisms of muscular dystrophy. We employ genetic mouse models, morphometric assays, primary cell cultures, and biochemical, molecular, genomics, and proteomics approaches for our work.
Doctoral and No experience
Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required.
Potential candidates should have Ph.D. or M.D. degree and strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Prior experience in skeletal and/or cardiac muscle physiology, cell signaling, viral vectors, primary cell culture, and flow cytometry is plus.
Internal Number: STA005237
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