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Research Support Specialist, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2022
Title Research Support Specialist, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to work in a research environment that investigates the developmental origins of health and disease. The Research Technician will function independently and as part of a larger research team in projects aimed at understanding the underlying mechanisms through which early life nutrient exposure influence disease risk in adverse pregnancy conditions such as maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, and dyslipidemia.
The impact of the research will be to better understand the metabolic and molecular pathways involved in fetal programming, which may ultimately lead to better diagnosis and treatment of maternal pregnancy conditions.

Job Duties Include:
* designing, organizing and conducting animal experimentation
* conducting substrate and hormone assays
* data analyses, summarizing findings, and assisting in manuscript drafting and publishing for peer-reviewed journals
* general responsibility for day-to-day scientific operations of the laboratory
* provide guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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