Assistant Academic Research Scientist; Pediatrics

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We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our team as a scientist. Dr. Kugathasan’s research is focused on understanding the pathogenesis and the underlying molecular mechanisms of inflammatory bowel disease. Dr Kugathasan is the principal investigator on many NIH funded multi-center projects where his laboratory also function as biorepository.



  • Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex tasks necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.
  • Responsible for working with experimental platforms specific to the hiring Program.
  • Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation and communication of results of basic and/or translational research.
  • Will be required to review literature and apply advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development.
  • May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

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