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PhD Scientist, Coagulation

Company: MLM Medical Labs
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Take initiative and work independently with appropriate guidance in a scientific, multi-disciplinary setting combining basic scientific and translational aspects of drug development and application in the treatment of human disease.
  • Lead projects in protein biology and coagulation, applying a broad range of biological techniques and utilization of specialized instrumentation for assessing coagulation protein levels and activities.
  • Develop and validate assays that measure the effects of novel clotting factor and non-factor compounds for their effects on coagulation factor activity and antigen levels.
  • Design and perform cell-free assays and cell-based assays to investigate the biology of new targets and the efficacy of novel drugs on the coagulation system.
  • Actively assist with platelet function assays and be actively involved in the development of assays that evaluate platelet activation and aggregation as well as clot stability.
  • Assess therapeutic potential and mechanism of action of new drugs by in vitro and ex vivo analysis of blood samples.
  • Maintain familiarity with scientific literature and apply knowledge and novel approaches to research and clinical projects.
  • Maintain electronic records of experiments, proficiently use excel/prism to process data and PowerPoint to present experimental results and conclusions.
  • Work well in teams and communicate clearly with peers and stakeholders. -Requirements:
    • PhD with proven professional experience in the area of platelet and coagulation biology.
    • Proven expertise with in vitro cell-based and cell-free assays to investigate basic molecular mechanisms underlying thrombosis and hemostasis is required.
    • Hands-on experience and knowledge of several basic cell-based and molecular biology assays, such as flow cytometry, qPCR, Western Blot, ELISA, Multiplex.
    • Ability to independently plan/ troubleshoot /perform experiments and data analysis, as well as ability to interpret and present complex experimental results and problems, is required.
    • Clear communication, team-playing, self-motivation, high organization with strong attention to detail, and desire to learn are a must.

Keywords: MLM Medical Labs, Memphis , PhD Scientist, Coagulation, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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