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Post Doctoral Research Associate

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Post Doctoral Research Associate

Full Job Description

CCRM Research has an opportunity for a highly motivated Ph.D. graduate with interest and experience in female reproductive aging. The research focuses on the biological mechanisms that contribute to intrinsic aging and the impact this has on human fertility and disease. Our lab utilizes an array of strategies including but not limited to, functional omics approaches, mouse models and in vitro cell culture systems. The aim is to identify novel pathways and factors that impact the reproductive aging process, the molecular mechanisms that regulate ovarian aging and development of translational methods to modify follicular aging.

CCRM is an industry-leading pioneer in fertility science, research and advancement, offering access to a national network of award-winning physicians, a full suite of fertility services, innovative technology and cutting-edge labs. CCRM is currently comprised of eleven locations spanning the U.S. and Canada with growth planned for continued network development on a domestic and international basis. CCRM is proud to assist in building all kinds of families.

Essential Functions

  • Utilize advanced biomedical research techniques.
  • Develop new translational methods.
  • Attention to detail, methodical laboratory practices and data keeping.
  • Interest in acquiring new skills and knowledge.
  • Excellent communication and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Analytical thinking and data focused.
  • Strong work ethic and enjoy both independent and teamwork.
  • Importance of scientific manuscript writing.
  • Presenting at national and international meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD degree with a background in reproductive and/or molecular cell biology is required.
  • Small animal handling is preferred.

Work Environment:

This job operated in a professional office and clinical setting with daily use of surgical instrumentation and equipment, daily use of chemicals such as Formalin, daily use of medical supplies, equipment and materials. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, including computer keyboards and mice, telephones, photocopiers, scanners, and filing cabinets.

The duties of this position involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes of them. The duties of this position also involves occasionally exerting 75 pounds of force, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, will frequently stand and/or walk, use hands and fingers to grasp, pick, pinch, type, and reach with hands and arms. Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform and activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, operation of standard office machine and equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Equal Employment/Anti-Discrimination

CCRM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Creed, National Origin, Ancestry, Sex, Pregnancy, Age, Sexual Orientation (including transgender status), Physical or Mental Disability, Marriage to a Co-Worker, or for anyone engaging in Protected Activity (opposing a discriminatory practice or participating in an employment discrimination proceeding). Additionally, this employer does not tolerate any employees engaging in discriminatory behavior based on any of the aforementioned protected classes.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive pay and bonus opportunity
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Paid time off and paid holiday time
  • Professional development opportunities

Pre-Employment Requirements

All offers of employment by this employer are conditional upon the incumbent’s successful completion of pre-employment screenings, including a criminal background check, drug screen, educational and prior employment verification, professional reference checks, and verification of the incumbent’s eligibility and authorization to work in the United States.

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