Research Scientist I- LCMOT Lab

Coppin State University

United States

February 4, 2022

Description

Posting Details Working Title Research Scientist I- LCMOT Lab

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202101404AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Resch Sci/Scholar I Number of Vacancies Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $75,000-$85,000 Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits- eligibility/ & https: // hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/04/2022 Description of Work Unit

The Laboratory of Comparative Musculoskeletal Oncology and Traumatology (LCMOT), in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, performs hypothesis-driven translational research to benefit humans and animals with limbs at risk of amputation from tumor trauma or infection. Our program focuses on regenerative approaches to address tissue healing and prevent loss of function following cancer treatment, trauma, and degenerative conditions of the musculoskeletal system.

Position Summary

The appointee will develop a research program at CSU by acting as the Oversight Coordinator of the LCMOT on externally-funded grants and service agreements. Ideally, the individual would work with or create collaborative teams with PIs and clinicians within the Flint Animal Cancer Center, and other partner agencies to develop funding and complete interdisciplinary research projects.

Required Job Qualifications

  • PhD
  • Minimum of 1 year of postdoctoral experience in cancer biology, molecular biology, or musculoskeletal biology.
  • Applicant should have evidence of growing research accomplishment, including publications in refereed journals, regular presentation of papers at scientific meetings, award of patents, and/or successful raising of research funds.
  • Experience with grant writing and successfully securing external funding for research
  • Demonstrated experience leading several concurrent research projects
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary research teams, develop relationships with external research collaborators and facilitate communication with agency partners
  • Demonstrated experience supervising graduate students or post-graduate researchers
  • Rodent handling and basic surgery skills
  • Cell and tissue culture
  • Statistical methods and analysis
  • Experience in effectively developing code to analyze data using publicly available bioinformatics platforms
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience in exosome isolation (ultrafiltration, size exclusion chromatography, ultracentrifugation), characterization (flow cytometry, western blot, nanoparticle analysis, electron microscopy), and functional analysis (proteomic and/or genomic) techniques
  • Experience in In vivo exosome biodistribution analysis
  • Experience in In vivo rodent imaging (micro CT, bioluminescence imaging, etc.)
  • Experience in in situ muscle force analysis
  • Diversity Statement

    Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Lab Support

    Duty/Responsibility

  • Guide students, research associates, and postdoctoral fellows by helping them through the scientific process, advising on data analysis, editing written contributions, and directing publications.
  • Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Research Submissions

    Duty/Responsibility

  • Apply to a range of grant opportunities to secure extramural funding and support PI, staff, and research program costs.
  • Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Research

    Duty/Responsibility

  • Work with interdisciplinary research teams to share and analyze data and create grant-required research products.
  • Publish in refereed journals and attend conferences and workshops to communicate research results.
  • Produce data and software releases, as appropriate for each project.
  • Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Administration

    Duty/Responsibility

  • Schedule meetings, write progress reports, and manage deadlines by keeping accurate records and maintaining communication to ensure timely and appropriate completion of projects.
  • Ensure project budgets are set up and on-track by completing necessary accounting paperwork and expense reports.
  • Percentage Of Time 10

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    To apply, please upload a cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

    Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Search Contact Liz Miyoshi EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    References Requested Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Optional Documents

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