Research Associate-Fixed Term

Research Associate-Fixed Term Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Research Associate-Fixed Term to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the Precision Health Program;
  • Summarize research data, participate in manuscript writing and submission;
  • Collaborate with scientists in a multidisciplinary team environment to accomplish research goals;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Develop plans for research projects and help in research proposals;
  • Procurement of components, materials, reagents, equipment, and instruments as needed for the research;
  • Propose and explore synthetic routes, evaluate and troubleshoot reactions for biomaterial synthesis;
  • Document experimental works and analyze data, publish in peer-reviewed journals or patents;
  • Directing data collection and supervising field assistants;
  • Plan and conduct analytical characterization of synthesized biomaterials using spectroscopic analysis techniques such as NMR, FTIR, UV, LCMS, etc.

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of thermodynamics of multicomponent mixtures;
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: Organic or Inorganic Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering or Synthetic Chemistry;
  • A doctoral degree or equivalent in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, economics, public policy or a related field;
  • Biochemistry;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ph.D. graduate;
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the Precision Health Program;
  • Practical/theoretical background in immunology, molecular/cancer biology, cell biology, and laboratory animal studies are critical;
  • Experience interfacing/coordinating with non-academic populations and organizations;
  • Strong programming skills and interest in software development;
  • Experience in SEM and network data analysis desired;
  • Summarize research data, participate in manuscript writing and submission;
  • Expertise in data analysis and technical writing;
  • Excellent scientific writing ability and strong communication skills;
  • Experience with pig physiology and animal lung ventilators.