The Associate Scientist in the Center for Metabolic Disease will be investigating how elevated androgen causes metabolic dysfunction (in liver and other energy storage tissues), type 2 diabetes, obesity, and or reproductive dysfunction in female mice. Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities include: designing experiments; performing Western Blot, qRT-PCR, biomedical assay, genotyping, mouse husbandry, cell culture and cloning.
Required Education and Experience: Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience related to in vivo and in vitro metabolic or reproductive studies required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Experience in the study of animal physiology,
- Be highly motivated.
- Be able to work both independently and collaboratively.
- Show excellent critical thinking, scholarly ability, and communication skills
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary mentor: Dr. Sheng Wu, Associate Professor, The Center for Metabolic Disease Research, Department of Physiology, Temple University Medical School
Sheng Wu, Associate Professor, The Center for Metabolic Disease Research,
Department of Physiology, Temple University Medical School
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