Research Associate I


The Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Laboratory is seeking a
senior Postdoctoral Research Associate with experience in cardiac and vascular
cellular electrophysiology. A fully-equipped patch clamp laboratory will be
provided in a state-of-the-art laboratory with access to modern core
facilities. The candidate will be expected to participate in a research program
in basic cardiovascular electrophysiology ion channels trafficking and calcium



Supervises research assistants
including authoritatively recommending hiring and when necessary disciplines
and discharges subordinates.  Trains counsels assigns work to and
evaluates employees.


Assumes primary responsibility for the
development communication and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures
for research and administrative functions in research setting.


Participates in the development of a
coordinated budget.  May administer the operational budget.


Reviews current literature to update
approaches to research being conducted.  Assigns review of specific
literature to assistance.


Determines the direction of research
efforts by reviewing data from previous research and external research papers
to identify problem areas.


Sets up hypothesis and designs
experiments to test them.  Responsible for the development of research
methodology used.


Ensures accurate collection and
analysis of data gathered in research experiments.  Interprets data using
statistical methodology.


Prepares writes and presents papers
for publication as the principal investigator on research projects.


Participates in Hospital committees
both research and non-research.


Contacts individuals both internal and
external to the Hospital to provide professional consultation within area or
expertise and to exchange information.


Other information:


Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree and relevant
postdoctoral research training.  Candidates
with experience in cellular electrophysiology of endothelial cells (single and
whole cell ion channel recording via patch clamp technique) smooth muscle
cells and cardiac myoytes will have priority and will be compensated based on
level of experience.



Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union