Associate Research Scientist - Bioelectricity
Under the direction of the Chief Science Officer, conduct in vivo pre-clinical research to optimize tumor clearance efficacy using novel nanosecond pulsed electric field configurations
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Programming electronic pulse generators to deliver desired novel pulse parameters to rodent tumors in situ;
- Modeling expected cellular response to novel pulse parameters using biophysical principles and molecular dynamics;
- Conducting in vivo biological techniques, including cell culture and tumor cell injection;
- Using rodent models of syngeneic tumors to evaluate clearance efficacy by novel NPS pulse configurations;
- Experience conducting histological analysis of tissues with conventional bright-field microscopy including image analysis of scanned slides;
- Review and provide assessments/analysis of scientific studies;
- Lead role for studies, training and other projects as needed;
- Working closely in teams executing protocols;
Qualifications and Education
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- BS w/ 10 years, MS w/ 5 years or PhD w/3 years of experience in biophysics or electrical engineering required
- Five years of experience in medical device, biotech, biomedical, life sciences field; industry experience is highly desirable;
- Experience with sterile technique, cell culture, standard cellular/molecular biological techniques;
- Experience generating and treating tumors in rodents, including survival surgical experience;
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
- Excellent verbal and writing skills;
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and work well in a team environment
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.