Washington University in Saint Louis [Open]
Position: Research Scientist
Dr. Jennifer Strahle
Dr. Strahle’s lab studies the pathogenesis of brain injury and hydrocephalus after neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage.
Assists in developing and conducting research projects, including experiment design, data analysis and documentation of experiment results.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Following instructions and discussions with principal investigator, designs research protocols, including developing procedures for the collection, verification and management of data. Assists in developing and conducting research projects. 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. Conduct genetic experiments, apply an assortment of molecular biology techniques to critical experiments, and conduct brain imaging. Responsible for organizing and executing experiments. 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.
Master’s degree with 4 years of experience in research lab operations or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 9 years required.
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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
The hiring range for this position is $47,476 to $60,715 annually.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurosurgery. The position is located at the Medical School Campus.
The Department of Neurological Surgery provides comprehensive patient care services, from diagnosis through treatment. In existence since 1919, the Department offers its services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, both nationally recognized for excellence. Both hospitals are the most technologically advanced in the region, offering patients the latest in diagnosis and treatment.