The employee will carry out research on Kidney Injury, funded by the NIH/NIGMS. The employee's principal research responsibilities will be conducting research using mouse models with a focus on understanding the mechanisms by which meprin metalloproteases modulate kidney injury. The employee will confer with the PI on overall research direction and strategy but will exercise a considerable amount of independent judgment and original thinking in carrying out research that contributes to original knowledge and advances the University's reputation in research. The employee will publish research results, in collaboration with the PI, in recognized journals. The employee will share student mentoring with the PI and will participate in departmental seminars and other professional activities as assigned.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
Department of Biology: Our vision is to become the premier science department, advancing our students with graduate and professional degrees towards successful careers in the biological sciences. Our mission is to educate students to become competent, competitive, and confident leaders who will excel in the global scientific community.
Internal job number: 009222
Ph.D. awarded within the last five years in a biological science (e .g. Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Immunology etc.). A strong experimental and theoretical background with evidence of experimental and theoretical skills related to molecular biology, Proteomics, and microscopy.
The employee will have already acquired a Ph .D. or equivalent acceptable degree and should be able to exercise scientific judgment on a day-to-day basis. He or she will evaluate incoming information in the form of experimental data and observations, written literature documentation, and oral communications, and will use this information to make judgments about what step(s) will next lead to progress in the project(s).
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