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The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Scientist/Engineer 1.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Flow cytometry, immunological and cell biology experimental work.
Will use accepted methods and techniques, will solve well-defined problems and perform specific and limited portions of broader projects, under technical guidance of an experienced scientist.
Will primarily use standard flow cytometry techniques with limited adjustments and modification, and will analyze data at a non-complex level using routine software.
Will improves experimental details according to experiences on small projects.
Will record experimental data, compiling and processing them.
Will contribute data for use in scientific manuscripts, documents, or oral/written presentations.
Will interact in a collaborative manner with other team members to accomplish overarching scientific goals; may provide ideas to improve efficiency at group level; networks primarily within own technical peer group. In the process of learning methods for planning, including assessment of cost, scope and schedule against plan; implements established approaches for moderately difficult tasks. No defined role in identifying/securing research funding, however, successful performance of project related tasks provides support to on-going funding efforts.
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Bachelors degree in biological sciences, health-related sciences, or other scientific fields OR equivalent experience be substituted for degree requirement plus one year job related experience
Scientific basic education in biology, medicine, or related disciplines.
Understands basic laboratory safety and general laboratory procedures, understands scientific principles and basis for experimental approach, basic understanding of cells and immune cells, ability to follow experimental protocols with care and attention to details, ability and willingness to learn, understands the impact of experimental results on the progress of science.
Will perform routine scientific work, evaluating, selecting and applying standardized scientific procedures and techniques to assignments with clear, specific objectives; assignments require investigation of a limited number of variables and few complex features.
Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of alternatives.
Requires work experience acquired at the technician level, or appropriate graduate level study
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience with flow cytometry and/or with human tissues and cells are desirable, but not necessary.
Knowledge of basic immunology and immunological methods and techniques desirable, but not necessary.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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