Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Primary work will be to build microscale tissue constructs using microfluidic droplet technology and assess cell function in these constructs. This position will involve design, fabrication, and operation of microfluidic devices. It will involve mammalian cell culture and standard biochemical assays. It will also involve intensive optical microscopy and quantitative image processing. The candidate will be responsible for analyzing data, preparation of manuscripts along with the PI, and presenting results to the PI and at local, regional, and national meetings.
Work in conjunction with faculty mentor who determines the training agenda. (15%)
Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a research project. (60%)
Prepare and present data to study investigators. (10%)
Author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and journal articles. (15%)
BS/BA and 1 years of related experience or equivalent combination a combination of education and work experience to equal five (5) years.
Degree in biological sciences, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
Laboratory experience including tissue culture.
Experience with 3D tissue culture, fluorescence microscopy, and standard molecular biology assays.
The incumbent will be expected to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, reliability, organization, attention to detail, motivation, and ability to follow and develop protocols.
Internal Number: 335073
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