Staff Scientist

Staff Scientist

Boston Medical Center Radiology

Boston, MA, United States

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

To work as a Staff Scientist in a cutting-edge biomedical research laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine that focuses on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Main duties include project management, experimental design, laboratory experiments and analyses, working with small rodents (mice, rats).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Project Management of academic and corporate-sponsored research projects (planning, designing experiment and writing reports)
• Executing lab experiments, including work with small rodents (mice, rats)
• Routine lab duties: order lab supplies, update protocols
• Assisting/writing grant applications
• Train research staff (including students)

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Qualifications (Minimum education & experience level required):
• Ph.D., preferably in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, or related fields.
• 2-3 years experience as Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Scientist preferred.

Skill requirements (include complexity of position):
The applicant should be skilled in project management, experimental design, and working with small rodents (mice and rats). Evidence of team work, organizational and time management, and interpersonal skills supported by references are key qualities for candidate success. English language skills, both oral (including presentation) and written, must be excellent.

Interpersonal skills (include personal interaction):
The applicant must be able to interact with lab personnel and work as a part of research team. The applicant must be proficient and comfortable speaking high-level English (including technical terms), and additionally, be able to communicate with professionals outside the lab (by phone, email, and meetings) and be able to express themselves clearly to others, both in written and oral English.

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Staff Scientist