Essential Functions: Carry out experiments independently with minimal supervision involving ocular infection, inflammation, innate immunity, and signal transduction.Assist the principal investigator in preparation of research results for publication in scientific journals, grant applications, and presentations at scientific meetings.Handle necessary administrative paperwork and other documentations needed for lab operation and research projects (IACUC, IBC, Lab Inspection, etc.).Supervise undergraduate and graduate students, research assistants, residents, and postdoc fellows (maintaining records on assignment completion, acting as liaison/mediator between students and the PI).Participate in local, national, and international research meetings.Write research proposals for intramural and extramural funding.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology or related area plus 5-7 years of experience in working with animal models of infectious diseases, more specifically in the area of ocular infections such as endophthalmitis and viral retinitis.
Internal Number: 76_207817
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.