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The position will provide scientific development and execution of the diabetes research using human pluripotent stem cell models. Makes significant original contributions to data analysis and their dissemination, including authorship of published findings. Translates research findings into information that can be easily understood by both experts and non-experts, and will be responsible for converting research findings to manuscripts and progress reports. Recommends new technical areas to be discussed or promote more discussions in existing areas of expertise. Provides work direction and supervision to lower level staff employees.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Five (5+) or more years of experience with human embryonic stem cell cultures and pancreatic beta cell differentiation protocols.
In-depth knowledge of research function.
A strong record of authorship on published findings.
Advanced skills associated with statistical analysis, database management and systems programming.
Advanced ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
Strong project management skills. Ability to lead and influence within and external to project team.
Proven ability to assist principal investigators in planning research designs on complicated problems or large-scale studies resulting in contracts or grants.
Advanced research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations. Ability to think creatively to recommend action steps or strategize solutions relative to research.
Ability to present research findings in a variety of formats including research manuscripts, grant proposals, external manuscripts, and oral presentations and in collaborative and instructional scientific interactions within laboratory and discussion settings.
Ability to direct the work of lab assistants, staff research associates, postdoctoral fellows and undergraduate and graduate students contributing to the evaluation of performance.
Thorough knowledge of biological techniques and general laboratory responsibilities. Skill in teaching and demonstrating various laboratory procedures and techniques.
Excellence and ability to work collaboratively to promote positive outcomes and team dynamics.
Ph.D. in Biology or related field and practical experience in: stem cell biology techniques (human embryonic stem cell culture, pancreatic beta cell differentiation from stem cells, CRISPR, microscopy).
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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