College/Division: Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $49,500 - $55,000
NATURE OF WORK :
This position collaborates with the principal investigator on a research project and designs and performs a variety of controlled research protocols. The Scientific Researcher plans and oversees experimental protocols within the framework of the research objectives. This protocol design involves both theoretical and practical knowledge of a specialized academic discipline and use of specialized research equipment and software. The Scientific Researcher collects and analyzes data on research projects, and co-authors research reports and publications.
Makes significant contributions as co-author of research papers, data and technical reports, and presentations to sponsoring agencies.
Drafts portions of grant proposals, which may include budget proposals.
Designs and constructs laboratory or field instruments and integrates them into theoretical models and research protocols. Trains visiting scientists in equipment use.
Plans and initiates research protocols in specialties such as biochemistry, molecular radioisotope labeling, electrophoresis of protein and nucleotide samples, cloning sequencing and modification of nucleic acids.
Collects and identifies plant or animal specimens, curates specimens, and designs ecological or systematic research studies.
Trains and supervises post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, technicians and visiting investigators in carrying out laboratory procedures. Composes written training manuals or procedures on equipment.
Designs and maintains relational databases. Performs computerized data reduction and analyses including complex statistical computations. Prepares final statistical reports using computer programs and independently interprets research data.
Hires and trains contract and technical staff such as research support specialists or statistical assistants.
Collaborates with faculty in writing reports and research findings for publications. May be sole author of some research reports, grant proposals, or publications.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
This position requires a Master's degree in a natural science related to the specific area of research and two years of research experience.
Doctoral study in a directly related field may substitute for the required experience.
There is no substitution of experience allowed for the Master's degree, as that is a mandatory qualification for positions assigned to this job class.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 24012
Posting Date: 1/13/2020
Posting End Date: 1/23/2020
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