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Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate

Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine Los Angeles, California

USC's Keck School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to join its team.

Post-doctoral associate will work in funded basic science laboratory studying cardiovascular development and regeneration. Looking for hard-working and motivated candidate with a PhD or equivalent with excellent working knowledge in molecular biology techniques including cloning and transgenics, expertise with handling animal colonies and surgical procedures, and tissue processing experience. Salary and benefits commensurate with University employment.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently.
  • Identifies, researches, compiles and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.
  • Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research.
  • Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.
  • Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records.
  • Operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Preferred Education: PhD

Preferred Experience: 0-1 year

Preferred Field of Expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods

Posting Salary Range: $48,000

Percentage of Time: 100

Appointment Term:    04-15-2017 - 10-15-2017

Minimum Education:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous five years
Minimum Experience:
0-1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.

REQ20042500 Posted Date: 10/17/2017 - Thru date - 11/30/2017

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