Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Developmental Biology, Physiology or a related field. Experience with related research activities. Experience in operating laboratory equipment, carrying out test procedures and using special methods for data collection and interpretation. Preferred Qualifications: Research experience in microCT, histology, molecular biology techniques to include at least one (1) year of musculoskeletal research experience at the undergraduate level. Tissue culture experience with primary musculoskeletal cells and established cell lines. History of small animal handling and surgical assistance. Two (2) years of related research experience. Published research findings. Grant experience. Brief Description of Duties: Under the direction of the Research Scientist, the Research Support Specialist will conduct, analyze, interpret and communicate research. They will possess strong communication skills, including demonstrated ability to explain technical details, present results orally, analyze data, manage undergraduate students, and perform general laboratory management. The successful incumbent will be familiar with biomedical journals, and able to do literature searches.
Conduct research experiments designed to evaluate the effects of differential loading on bone formation and resorption in vitro and in vivo.
Data collection, study documentation, utilization of specialized skills in related fields (i.e., statistical analysis and image analysis) to analyze and interpret collected data.
General laboratory management (i.e., supply ordering, equipment maintenance) and supervision of undergraduate students.
Literature searching and assistance with drafting manuscripts, presentations, and grants.
Assist with orthopaedic resident training and research, as well as attending local and national scientific conferences.
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. Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university Office of Equity and Access (OEA) at (631) 632-6280 or visit OEA . In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewedhere. Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer.
Official Job Title: Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Orthopaedics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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