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Associate Scientist
Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date Posted 03/11/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Associate Scientist - (22000736)



Grade: T26

As directed by the principal investigator, the Associate Scientist is responsible for the design and planning of experiments with a certain degree of independence commensurate with prior training and experience. The Associate Scientist will focus on planning and executing experiments in collaboration with the PI and research team, performing outlined experiments, analyzing data, and troubleshooting experiments as needed; assisting with mouse and tissue handling; and assisting in the organization and general maintenance of the laboratory as needed.

Responsibilities include: execution of biochemical, cell biological, and molecular biological experiments in animals and cultured cells (mammalian, bacterial, yeast); interpretation of data resulting from experiments; completion of routine tasks directed to the general functioning of the research laboratory, including maintaining a clean and safe work area and adherence to all biosafety standards and policies regarding hazardous materials. Attendance at scheduled weekly laboratory research meetings is required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences and four years of related Postdoctorate experience. 

Required Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to perform analytical experiments using genetically engineered models of cardiovascular diseases and molecular biology experiments using primary cultured vascular cells. 
*In-depth technical knowledge and experience in Cardiovascular Physiology and Cell Signaling
*Demonstrated proficiency in operating all required laboratory equipment.
*Ability to use the Microsoft office programs.
*Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
*Demonstrated ability to independently make complex decisions within broad guidelines

This is a grant funded position.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University.  An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved.  For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.  

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Primary Location
: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research Building
: Staff
: Full-time
: Day Job
Employee Status
: Regular
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