Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in a bioscience-related field. Research activity experience. Experience in operating equipment, carrying out test procedures and using special methods for data collection and interpretation.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in a bioscience-related field. Skilled in basic mammalian cell culture, small animal procedural, and infectious diseases (e.g., inoculations and injections, blood draws, euthanasia, cardiac bleeds, animal dissection, CFU and plaque assays). Experience with research experiments using in vitro and in vivo models of infectious diseases. Skilled in clinical studies (e.g., patient enrollment and clinical sample collection), vector-borne infectious diseases (e.g., in vitro tick feeding and tick dissection), and bio/immunological assay skills (e.g., ELISA and PCR). Experience working under biosafety Level 2 (BSL2)/ABSL2 conditions. Experience working under BSL3/ABSL3 conditions.
Brief Description of Duties: Within defined test or analytical protocols, operate equipment, carry out test procedures, as well as collate and interpret data using special methods in support of a research project or program for Dr. Luis Raymundo Marcos in the Department of Medicine and Dr. Hwan Kim in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Conduct experiments; provide technical laboratory support, and/or animal and tick handling to assist with experiments conducted. Ensure that SOPs are followed when hazardous materials are used in connection with research animals.
Collect clinical samples; provide administrative and technical support, and/or coordinate storage. Ensure that all clinical samples are appropriately handled and stored.
Perform literature search; staying current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor.
Collect data, record observations measurements and prepare reports for review of the supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2104798
Official Job Title: Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine / Infectious Diseases
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