GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of complex research experiments.
The lab is focused on understanding the immune response to the human bacterial pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes the disease tuberculosis. The successful candidate will join a team of investigators in using a variety of in vivo and in vitro models, to determine the cause of susceptibility to disease, and assess novel vaccine strategies and host-directed therapies that could be deployed against the disease.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, or designee
May functionally supervise aides, technicians, and associates
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.