Title: Research Associate
Department: Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine
Supervisor Name and Title: Jixin Zhong, Assistant Professor
I. STATEMENT OF RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
● A highly motivated and skilled researcher in immune regulation of metabolism/inflammation and/or diabetes with experience in immunology.
● Projects currently address the role of systemic inflammatory stimuli in regulation of metabolism and atherosclerosis. Inflammatory regulators of metabolism and vascular function.
● The qualified candidate will utilize a wide array of cellular, molecular, and vascular techniques.
● As a research associate, he/she will present data at departmental seminars and scientific meetings, prepare manuscripts, and contribute preliminary data for grant proposals.
● Additional managerial experience will be an asset and looked upon favorably
II. TECHNICAL SKILLS
- Experience in animal disease models is highly desirable
- Experience with immunization and colitis model is strongly preferred
- Proficiency in flow cytometry preferable
- Experience in mouse surgery preferred but not required.
III. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Supervise laboratory technicians, visiting scholars and student trainees in experimental design and data analysis of a variety of projects.
IV. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in immunology, biology, physiology, or equivalent.
- Prior post-doctoral research experience is preferred and experience in modern techniques of molecular biology and mouse handling/experimentation is essential.
- A background in immunology and/or vascular physiology is highly preferred.
- The successful candidate must have strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.
Send inquiries containing a cover letter, CV with list of publications and contact information for three references to CVRI@case.edu AND Jixin.Zhong@case.edu. All applications should be submitted to both email addresses.
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