MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
I. RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS 85 % The laboratory of Dr. Roslyn Rivkah Isseroff has current ongoing projects that include analysis of cell responses to an applied electric field, bioengineered skin replacements, and enhancement of wound healing. The incumbent of this position will:
• Perform in vivo and in vitro experiments designed to improve wound healing.
• Work with animal models (mouse, pig) of impaired healing
- Work with immunohistological and histological analysis of wound tissue
- Train, prepare, perform, and collect data from surgical procedures from mouse experiments
- Prepare bacterial cultures from stocks and from skin samples
- Transport human wound tissue from the clinic to the lab
- Extract microbial and human RNA and DNA from skin wound tissues Determine CFU (bacterial loads) in skin wound tissue
- Generate Shannon diversity index for analysis of bacterial diversity in wounds
- Draft reports for internal laboratory review, in addition to for publication, meetings, and project reports
- Develop, perform, and contribute to translational and basic science research projects.
- Manage datasets, records, and research documentation.
- Educate and mentor students in the laboratory as required.
- Establish and maintain animal cell culture lines using sterile techniques.
- Prepare sterile media/reagents and maintain sterile facilities.
- Update/modify standard laboratory procedures to fulfill the needs of each research project.
- Work with volunteers and students.
- Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
II. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY 10 %
- Participate in appropriate professional/technical groups and other educational and research organizations.
- Participate in the publication of research activities such as reviewing journal articles and presentation.
- Develop and submit publications including abstracts and manuscripts.
III. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE 5 %
- Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus and other University entities as appropriate.
- Attend and present at local and national research meetings.
This position is open effective July 6, 2018, with an initial review date of 7/20/2018. The position will remain open until filled.
Short term, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02207. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Please, direct questions to Anandika Shafiq at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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