Essential Functions: A research assistant position is available in the Immunology Module of the NIH/NEI Vision Core (P30 grant) in the departments of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine. The Immunology Core provides sophisticated immunology assays and expert consultation and educational opportunities to the vision research community, develops specialized immunology research tools, and initiates and stimulates innovative research projects that address immunological basis of eye diseases. Job duties include will include performing experiments independently with minimal supervision involving sample preparation and performing a variety of immunological assays, data analysis and reporting outcome to core users. The individual hired also will assist in preparation of research results for publication in scientific journals, grant applications, and presentation at scientific meetings. Train graduate students, postdocs, residents, clinical fellows and research assistants from participating PIs.
Qualifications: Candidates with Bachelor or Master's degree in biology or related disciplines such as Microbiology, Immunology and/or Cell biology are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 76_206586
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.