We are seeking a highly motivated individual to manage the electrophysiology core facility ("IonLab") at NYU Grossman School of Medicine (NYUGSOM) and serve its growing customer base. IonLab serves the electrophysiology and ionic signaling needs of investigators at NYUGSOM, other academic institutions in New York City, and companies. For more information, visit https://med.nyu.edu/research/scientific-cores-shared-resources/ion-laboratory.
The Operational Manager (OM) will closely interact with the Director and Scientific Advisor of IonLab, the director of the "Ion Channels and Transporters in Immunity (ICTI)" program and other members of the management team. The OM will be appointed at the level of Research Scientist or non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology. The OM will be responsible for the overall management and administration of the facility. He/she will be principally responsible for the execution of all experiments using a variety of in vitro approaches including, but not limited to, patch clamp electrophysiology. He/she will also assist the IonLab Director in project design, data analysis and data interpretation. He/she will maintain and upgrade equipment, be responsible for testing new equipment and will assist in acquiring grant funding for new equipment purchases.
- MS. or Ph.D. degree in physiology, biology or a related area.
- Experience in independently designing, conducting and interpreting experiments.
Highly motivated, responsible and very well organized with excellent attention to detail.
- Effective oral and written communication skills in English
- Willingness and ability to teach new users of the IonLab core facility
- Applicants with management experience and those interested in a long-term position are preferred.
- Extensive hands-on experience with electrophysiology assays, including patch clamping. Experience with brain slice recordings is needed. Exposure to automated patch clamp systems will be beneficial, but is not required.
- Solid background in ion channel physiology and data interpretation
- Additional techniques desired: Mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, fluorescence live cell imaging, and recordings made with fluorescence indicators.
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