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Scientist

  • Location: Bethesda, MD
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #33301

 

ROLES / RESPONSIBILITES

  • Be responsible for leading research projects relevant to the overall goals of the laboratory
  • Work closely and proactively with the principal investigator (PI) and other laboratory members
  • Identify the most applicable protocols and methods after discussing the scope and objectives of the research projects with the PI
  • Learn new and established techniques and process samples for high-throughput genomic and epigenomic analyses
  • Assume major responsibility for the planning and development of experiments and experimental protocols
  • Detect problems or deficiencies in methodology or protocols and takes appropriate corrective action. This may involve the evaluation of new or unfamiliar methods or protocols.
  • Discuss the results of experiments with the PI and give presentations at lab meetings. Periodically attend conferences, meetings, and lectures on subjects of relevance to the research program.
  • Perform animal experiments, including mouse handling, colony maintenance, tissue dissection, and sample collection
  • Depending on the trajectory of the projects, perform immunology and molecular biology laboratory assays, including immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, tissue culture, ELISA, qPCR, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq and ChIP-seq
  • Maintain complete, detailed records of all experiments performed in a notebook
  • Write in-house protocols for new techniques and manuscripts for publication
  • Other responsibilities include analyzing and interpreting collected data, attending and presenting in laboratory meetings and journal clubs

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. in immunology, biology, neuroscience, or related fields
  • Have at least one first authorship on at least one peer-reviewed publication
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop and/or learn cutting-edge technologies
  • Basic programming skills in R and bash script is preferred
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledgeable on neurodegeneration of neuroinflammation
  • Knowledgeable on cytokine biology and signaling pathways
  • Experience in CRISPR screening
  • Experience in scRNA-seq
  • Expertise in lentiviral transduction
  • Experience with handling of, and surgeries on, rodents
  • Experience with brain microdissection
  • Responsible for leading research projects relevant to the overall goals of the laboratory
  • Work closely and proactively with the principal investigator (PI) and other laboratory members
  • Identify the most applicable protocols and methods after discussing the scope and objectives of the research projects with the PI
  • Learn new and established techniques and process samples for high-throughput genomic and epigenomic analyses
  • Assume major responsibility for the planning and development of experiments and experimental protocols
  • Detect problems or deficiencies in methodology or protocols and takes appropriate corrective action. This may involve the evaluation of new or unfamiliar methods or protocols.
  • Discuss the results of experiments with the PI and give presentations at lab meetings. Periodically attend conferences, meetings, and lectures on subjects of relevance to the research program.
  • Perform animal experiments, including mouse handling, colony maintenance, tissue dissection, and sample collection
  • Depending on the trajectory of the projects, perform immunology and molecular biology laboratory assays, including immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, tissue culture, ELISA, qPCR, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq and ChIP-seq
  • Maintain complete, detailed records of all experiments performed in a notebook
  • Write in-house protocols for new techniques and manuscripts for publication
  • Other responsibilities include analyzing and interpreting collected data, attending and presenting in laboratory meetings and journal clubs

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. in immunology, biology, neuroscience, or related fields
  • Have at least one first authorship on at least one peer-reviewed publication
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop and/or learn cutting-edge technologies
  • Basic programming skills in R and bash script is preferred
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledgeable on neurodegeneration of neuroinflammation
  • Knowledgeable on cytokine biology and signaling pathways
  • Experience in CRISPR screening
  • Experience in scRNA-seq
  • Expertise in lentiviral transduction
  • Experience with handling of, and surgeries on, rodents
  • Experience with brain microdissection
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