Lab Manager, Anatomy & Neurobiology
- $46,300 to $54,788 Yearly
The successful applicant will be part of a research team investigating form and function in fossil and extant cetaceans. They will direct and execute their own research program, including specimen preparation, data collection, analysis, and publication. As part of the larger team, they will contribute data and analytical effort to the research goals of that team. Techniques may revolve around morphology, hard- and soft-tissue histology, imaging, and computer analysis of quantitative data.
Interested candidates must apply here: https://neomed.peopleadmin.com/postings/3551
Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Pay Grade: 8
Starting Salary Range: $46,300 – $54,788
Location: Rootstown, OH
Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Life Insurance
For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/
Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Data collection and analysis of using CT and other imaging data
2) CT-scanning of non-human biological samples
3) Histological lab work on bone and soft tissue
4) Dissection of non-human samples
5) Assisting others in the lab with their research
6) Perform other duties as assigned
Ph. D. or M.S. degree in biological sciences or equivalent training.
5+ years in biological research environment
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
Ability to contribute skills and effort to one or both ongoing wide-ranging research projects that investigate cetacean morphology and function from evolutionary and developmental perspectives.
Ability to take the lead on several smaller subprojects within the two projects.
Project 1 studies of evolution of brain size and hearing in Cetacea.
Project 2 studies chronological markers (such as growth lines) in bones and teeth of cetaceans.
Available collections central to this research include, one – anatomical, well-fixated samples of hard and soft tissues of extant beluga and bowhead whales, and, two – fossil samples of Eocene cetaceans from Pakistan and India.
Familiarity and background in one or more of the following techniques: micro-CT, 3D imaging, finite element modeling, hard- and soft-tissue histology, and immunohistochemistry. Strong analytical skills.
Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
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