To join a mature research lab at the Resuscitation Institute (Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, RFUMS) with a long history of productive basic and preclinical research on life-threatening events including cardiac arrest, hemorrhagic shock, and septic shock conducted in acute and survival swine models.
The position requires assuming a supervisory "hands on" responsibility of experiments conducted in various animal models including rat and swine models with special initial focus on a newly developed swine model of septic shock and in a well-established swine model of cardiac arrest and resuscitation.
The selected candidate is also expected to work on additional areas of research that may involve cell culture, molecular and analytical techniques, imaging, and blood analysis from the intact animal projects to name a few.The selected candidate is also expected to pursue academic development through grant application, preparation of manuscripts, and teach and mentor medical students rotating through the Resuscitation Institute.
Who We Are
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFU) is a graduate health sciences university committed to serving the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving wellness. The university embodies the spirit of inquiry and excellence modeled by its namesake Dr. Rosalind Franklin, whose Photo 51 was crucial to solving the structure of DNA.
Today, the university's 6 colleges continue Dr Franklin's legacy through rigorous academics, pioneering research, and innovative community service. Our unique interprofessional education model allows students to learn from and with each other in a variety of settings, including our simulation labs, the student-led Interprofessional Community Clinic, and through partnerships with area hospitals and clinics. RFU is a national leader in interprofessional research and practices, and is nationally recognized for its research in areas including neuroscience, brain-related diseases, inherited disorders, proteomics, cancer cell biology and immunology, cardiac resuscitation, and gait and balance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.
Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:
Scholarly activities vary and may include:
Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:
Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.
Conditions of Employment
Required Education & Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
EOE, Including Disability / Vets
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