The Sr. Research Associate positon will provide imaging support for the Anesthesiology Research under the direction of Dr. Andrei Sdrulla. This position will involve in vivo two photon microscopy, behavioral assays, electrophysiology, image acquisition and image processing along with measuring physiological changes in anesthetized rodents. This position also requires a working knowledge of rodent neurophysiology and pharmacology and experience in scientific writing including grant preparation and paper publication. Extensive experience in analysis and presentation of scientific data is also required. This position requires knowledge and experience performing rodent surgical procedures and in-vivo imaging platforms such as 2-photon.
Provides support for investigators using imaging and electrophysiology resources.
Performs electrophysiology, image acquisition, and image processing independently.
Develops and maintains electrophysiological and imaging equipment in working order.
Processes tissue samples for imaging, including live and fix specimens
Provides faculty support: building and coordinating research proposals; creating and conducting experiments; analyzing results of experiments; collaborating with other researchers; assists in planning experimental design and/or designing research standard operating procedures; assumes responsibility for specific components of research project
Demonstrates creativity and problem solving ability
Assists in training and coaching students and junior staff
Compliant with the regulations and guidelines (e.g., OHSU IRB, NIH, and all other state, federal, and institutional regulatory agencies)
Provides imaging support for vascular core researcher in Anesthesiology \u2013 Research
Assist in the collection and organization of data for grant and publication submissions
Ability to serve as co-investigator on research projects and publications
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