Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Research Associate for the Neurosurgery Department at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the assistant director of research, or other designated Institute Member, this position is responsible to conduct scientific investigations in collaboration with other researchers and research teams; takes on initiative to manage individual research projects and independent design and execution of experiments after consultation with the assistant director of research. This position may manage subordinate staff to assist with research projects;contributes to meeting regulatory compliance (IACUC, IBC) and to the compilation of regulatoryprotocols; designs, tests and evaluates methods and protocols for research projects; analyzes, summarizes, and organizes collected data, and publishes results of investigations in professional journals; is capable of working with a high level of independence. The Senior Research Associate offers advice and brings expertise to the research team; is responsible for the scientific operations of the laboratory; and submits grant applications to obtainindependent research funding.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: