University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States

November 7, 2021


SCIENTIST II (Lund Lab) - (T190823)


General Responsibilities

  • To serve as a subject matter expert and employ a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in a particular field of specialization.
  • To provide oversight of research projects; plans, designs and conducts research and present findings.
  • Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements research protocols and projects, advanced analytical techniques and the modification and extension of theories and practices in innovative research projects in field or specialty.
  • Develops statistical and observational models.
  • Independently, or in collaboration, conceives of increasingly complex research projects or training programs, writes grant applications, and carries projects to completion.
  • Prepares grant proposals to obtain funding in support of research activities.
  • Operates and maintains sophisticated equipment to conduct research, analyze data and report research findings.
  • May instruct others in use of equipment.
  • Applies diversified knowledge of scientific research principles, practices and protocols in research projects. May make recommendations and conclusions that serve as the basis for decision making in a specialty area.
  • Collaborates with users and principal investigators on design, analysis, application and reporting of research projects.
  • Teaches and advises on techniques.
  • Assists with the training of pre- and post-doctoral scientists
  • May require education and/or training work and may include developing intramural training symposia, mentoring undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows.
  • Supplies technical leadership and consultation to professional co-workers, collaborations, and graduate students.
  • Prepares grant proposals to obtain funding in support of research activities.
  • May manage and/or oversee a research laboratory; contributes toward the overall management of the lab.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment and/or systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Salary

    $ 74,100.00 to $ 120,700.00 annually


    Minimum Requirements

  • Doctor of Philosophy, D.V.M. or M.D. degree in a related field and four (4) years of related experience
  • OR M.D. and Master's degree and two (2) years of related experience
  • OR Master's degree and six (6) years of related experience
  • OR Bachelor's degree and eight (8) years of related experience
  • Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.


  • PHD in a related field
  • Experience using pre-clinical mouse models of pulmonary disease.
  • Primary Location

    : University

    Job Category

    : Scientific Research


    : 392200000 Microbiology

    Employee Status

    : Regular

    Shift: Day/1st Shift

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