Associate Scientist (In-vivo)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Nov 11, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking an Associate Scientist to join the team. The primary focus of this role is to investigate the role of the Extracellular Matrix in connective tissue disorders using small animal models. At present, our work focuses on fibrillinopathies caused by mutations in Fibrillin-1 (FBN1) but may extend into related conditions. We aim first to identify the pathways that drive the pathophysiology of these diseases and then to develop potential therapies. While the Associate Scientist will work within the Skeletal Diseases Therapeutic Focus Area, the areas of investigation include the skeletal, adipose, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal systems.

As the Associate Scientist, a typical day might include the following:
  • Designing, organizing and conducting experiments independently
  • Utilizing in vivo skills that include phenotyping of animal models.
  • Utilizing cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry technique are highly desirable, particularly in relation to the signaling pathways and experimental techniques for their investigation.
  • Working independently and analyzing data
  • Presenting data/results at internal meetings and at scientific conferences
  • Performing periodical literature search and organizing data for manuscript preparation.
This role might be for you if:
  • You can run multiple projects simultaneously, have an ability to learn new techniques and explore new scientific approaches
  • You are open minded and ready to handle new projects, troubleshoot and customize experimental protocols
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment
  • You great communication skills
  • You have a keen interest in developing novel programs of research

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a PhD plus 2 years of relevant lab experience. Strong experience and ability to work with mouse models is a must. Experience with at least one of the following molecular biology techniques is essential: ELISA, Western Blotting, FACS/flow cytometry, and immunohistochemistry. Basic knowledge of cell biology techniques. Proficient with common Office software (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) GraphPad Prism, Photoshop and Endonote. Additional knowledge in FlowJo and Illustrator is desirable but not required.

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