Essential Functions: A research associate/research assistant position is immediately available. Highly motivated candidates are welcome to participate in a NIH funded study on beta cell dysfunction in diabetes as well as diabetic complications in several other tissues. Mammalian cell lines, diabetic and other related knockout mouse models are studied with molecular biology (RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9), cell biology (immunostaining and fluorescent microscopy), quantitative proteomics and integrative physiology approaches. The lab has a working environment to promote productivity and career development for passionate scientists. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required for Research AssistantPh.D. required for Research AssociateDocumented experience in rodent animal handling and studies is essential. The research associate/research assistant will be responsible for maintaining animal colonies, genotyping, phenotyping and functional studies of various disease mouse models. He/She is also expected to lead projects, study related literatures and maintain detailed experimental records.
Internal Number: 76_206769
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.