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Staff Scientist - Surgery

Company: Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Scheduled Hours

40

Position Summary

This position assists in developing and conducting research projects, including experimental design, data analysis and documentation of experimental results.

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Following instructions and discussions with the principal investigator, designs research protocols, including developing procedures for the collection, verification and management of data.
* Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
* Performs complex statistical analysis of data collected and writes interpretative reports. Verifies the correctness of the data submitted and makes recommendations based on these analyses.
* Documents research topics and prepares and submits papers based on research work to publications and committees for publication or presentation to peers.
* Solves practical problems relating to difficulties with equipment or test subjects. Suggests technical or procedural improvements in testing methods.
* Conducts literature searches related to research project.

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with in vitro culturing of cell lines and running experiments testing drug effects on cell growth and death.
* Analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data and to communicate data in a clear, concise manner.
* Computer literacy, including the ability to use a variety of software packages to analyze data.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree with four years of experience in research lab operations or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling nine years.

Grade

R10

Salary Range

$46,100.00 - $83,600.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.

Accommodation

If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please email CandidateQuestions@wustl.edu or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University's policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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