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UNIV – Postdoctoral Scholar – Medicine: Rheumatology Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

  • Part-Time
  • Charleston, SC
  • Applications have closed

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A new part-time UNIV – Postdoctoral Scholar – Medicine: Rheumatology employment is available in Charleston, SC. Highly motivated candidates with excellent communication skills are encouraged to apply. New opportunities are offered by Medical University of South Carolina.

Brief Details

Job: UNIV – Postdoctoral Scholar – Medicine: Rheumatology
Part-time
Company: Medical University of South Carolina
Location: Charleston, SC

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Job Description

The Department of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill their post-doctoral position within the Division of Rheumatology & Immunology. The candidate will work on models of fibrosis and systemic sclerosis. They will perform molecular assays and bioinformatic analysis of high throughput data including gene expression and epigenetic data.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

FLSA: Salaried

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Experience in chemistry, biology, or other natural, life or health care science and work experience directly related to the assigned research area. Previous experience in Bioinformatics and Gene/Systems level analyses.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge and Skills: Experience with protein and nucleic acid isolation, Protein Assays, ELISA, PCR, cell culture, RNAseq, microRNA analysis, drug discovery. Willingness to learn new techniques is required.

Guidelines and Supervision: The PI will be readily available and will meet with the post-doctoral fellow frequently. The position is highly independent and should be able to carry-out projects including troubleshooting. Literature update and grant and manuscript drafting.

Additional Information: Some weekends and after hours work as needed to meet project deadlines or maintain ongoing studies over the weekend. Working with biohazard (human tissues, bleomycin, and adenoviral vectors).

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb, using step stool. (Infrequent) Ability to work in temperature extremes (32? F to 100? F) when required due to assignments in cold rooms and/or foreign countries. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Continuous) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions, stretch, bend, while moving items/materials from both sitting and standing positions. (Frequent) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function/distinction. (Continuous) Ability to lift materials up to 20 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry 4 liter waste material bottles a distance of 30 feet, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry 25-30 lbs. jugs of liquid a distance of 100 feet, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift file boxes, from floor level to counter tops, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/ Ability to lift 40 lbs. centrifuge rotors from floor level to height of 40 inches, then down 20 inches into centrifuge drum, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift 25 lbs. boxes, from floor level to maximum height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull file boxes from one location to another at floor level. (Frequent) Ability to maneuver heavy equipment on bench tops, 50 lbs. or greater, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors, normally. (Continuous) Ability to hear and recognize various alarms emitting from work area systems. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous) Ability to work in a darkroom for processing film, etc. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and annually. (Continuous)

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