RESEARCHER V

University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States

February 7, 2022

Description

RESEARCHER V - (T193682)

Description

Position Summary

Research projects will involve the study of immune-nervous system interactions in animal models of Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease.

The duties will include:

1) Work in pre-clinical models of MS and PD to evaluate how the immune system contributes to neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration.

2) Analyze immune cells that infiltrate into the CNS by flow cytometry and RNAseq

3) Use of small molecule inhibitors of various immune signaling pathways (JAK/STAT and CK2) to determine contribution to disease pathogenesis.

General Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the overall operation of the lab.
  • To oversee projects within the lab.
  • To contribute to the design, interpretation and writing of grant proposals and publications.
  • To supervise a research team, direct and teach lab practices.
  • To manage lab equipment and supplies.
  • Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assumes significant responsibility for the overall operation of the lab.
  • Oversees projects within the laboratory.
  • Monitors results, detects and reports unusual outcomes, develops and implements modifications and provides reports or other consultation to management.
  • Contributes to the design, interpretation and writing of grant proposals and publications.
  • Supervises and oversees maintenance of lab equipment and orders and supervises lab supplies.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of lab practices to direct and teach others by developing guidelines and conducting face-to-face/virtual training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Salary $ 49,004.80- $ 95,500.00 annually

    Qualifications

    Requirements

  • Doctorate in a related field and one (1) year of related experience
  • OR Master's degree in a related field and three (3) years of related experience
  • OR Bachelor's degree in related field and five (5) years of related experience
  • Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

    Preferences

  • Related work experience i.e. in a laboratory setting.
  • Strong research background in immunology, neurobiology, flow cytometry, molecular biology, tissue culture, RNA seq and animal research.
  • Primary Location

    : University

    Job Category

    : Scientific Research

    Organization

    : 392800000 Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology

    Employee Status

    : Regular

    Shift: Day/1st Shift

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