Seeking a highly motivated Research Associate for postdoctoral training to work in a lab focusing on understanding mechanisms of toxicity and inflammation from exposures to toxic chemical agents employing state-of-the-art molecular techniques and toxicology approaches with an ultimate goal of effectively treating injuries or diseases from toxic chemical exposures.
PhD in the field of toxicology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology or a related field. Experience working with cell culture and animal studies (mostly mice). Molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology /immunohistochemistry techniques (including PCR, RT-PCR, western blotting and ELISAs, tissue histopathological microscopic observations and analysis etc).
Work experience with skin and/or eye, lung tissues will be helpful but is not desirable.
Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Compassion for animals involved in research.
Required Application Materials
Resume including the work experience and techniques known, and cover letter
Provide contact information for three references.
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Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.
Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).
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