Sr. Research Scientist - Surgery - Levi Lab
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Job Description Primary research topics funded by the NIH and
DOD include: Understanding mesenchymal progenitors responsible for
ectopic bone formation and how they interact with myeloid and other
cells in the microenvironment cells,
F unctional and antigenic heterogeneity of mesenchymal progenitor
and myeloid cells within mouse and human tissues,
Mechanotransductive, sensory neural and lymphatic regulation of
bone formation and repair,
Characterizing the role of mesenchymal cells in muscle fibrosis.
Additional overlapping projects in bone tissue engineering, burn
injury, and osteosarcoma. Preferred areas of experience transgenic
animal models, stem cell and molecular biology, bioinformatics,
advanced microscopy and immunohistochemistry.
Experience and Education Ph.D. degree with major coursework in
field of assignment and six (6) years research experience in field
of assignment, including at least one (1) year at level of Research
Scientist or equivalent.
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and
nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment,
including at least two (2) years at level of Research Scientist or
equivalent. May consider a Bachelor's degree with major coursework
in field of assigment with additional related exerience. Job Duties
Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and personally participates
in major medical or scientific research projects, including
development and implementation of research protocols. Selects key
research personnel; determines specific goals or objectives to be
attained; assigns and reviews work of subordinates.
Reviews and analyzes resulting research data, revises techniques or
approaches to work problems as indicated as necessary by research
data. Compiles, writes and submits project results to principal
investigator or department chairman.
Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports and
abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
Designs, develops or adapts equipment used in experiments or
research to obtain desired results.
Plans and supervises training of technicians and other laboratory
personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, use of
laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
Confers with industrial, governmental or other groups concerning
progress or results of research project.
Supervises large group of employees engaged in performance of
technical and professional work, which varies from routine to
complex laboratory work tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned. **Other Duties: Performs other
duties as assigned
Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas
Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain
criminal history record information
Salary Negotiable UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an
educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity
to all members of the University community. In accordance with
federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful
discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color;
religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age;
disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected
veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to
prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender
identity, or gender expression. Associated topics: ascp, medical
technologist, mls, mlt, surgical technologist, technician,
technician i, technician iv, technician lab, technician
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