Research Associate, Medicine

Title: Research Associate 
Department: Medicine 
Supervisor Name and Title: Mukesh Jain, M.D; Professor, Chief Scientific Officer

I. STATEMENT OF RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

This position within Department of Medicine is for a highly motivated individual with good communication skills and ability to interact with diverse group of scientists. As a research associate (RA), he/she will work under limited supervision and is expected to carry out complex research assignments. In addition, the RA will present data at departmental seminars and scientific meetings, assist with manuscript preparation, and contribute preliminary data for grant proposals. The research associate will contribute to the experimental design and executing designed experiments for the project. This will include studying the role of transcriptional and signaling pathways that are involved in the development of vascular disease and heart failure. This will involve molecular approaches in muscle cells, experimental studies in genetically modified mice and completing cardiac and vascular ultrasounds to elucidate novel insights in the biology of cardiovascular disease Selected candidate will actively participate in performing the experiments and preparation of manuscripts. The selected research associate will conduct research on variety of inflammatory disorders and clinical problems based experimental evidence. In addition to these, selected candidate will perform experiments designed for the project, which includes sample preparation and analysis. Other responsibilities include prepare scientific
reports/manuscripts for publication.

II. TECHNICAL SKILLS

Expertise performing experimental studies in genetically modified mice as well as expertise with technical approaches such as cardiac and vascular ultrasounds.

III. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILIES 

None

IV. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Education requirements include a M.D. degree, fluency in English, and experience in modern techniques of rodent husbandry and experimental models is essential; experience with tissue processing and cell culture is preferred. A background in cardiovascular and/or immune cell biology is preferred. Years of relevant experience required are: M.D, record of relevant peer-reviewed publications; and provision of references who can attest to the applicant's qualifications.


V. YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

At least 0-2 years of experience in area of innate immune cell biology.
Publications in peer reviewed journals (2-3 publications) 

VI. PROPOSED SALARY RANGE

$47,476 per year
 

Interested applicants should submit CV and contact information for three references via e-mail to cvri@case.edu

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