We are seeking a Research Scientist - The Zepeda-Orozco Lab studies the implications of tubular epithelial cells mitochondrial metabolism and oxidative stress in acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease progression. Its research is devoted to the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for prevention and targeted treatment of acute kidney injury-induced progressive kidney damage.
Dr. Diana Zepeda-Orozco’s Lab:
Works under the mentorship of an established AWRI (Abigail Wexner Research Institute) principal investigator or Senior Research Scientists to design experiments and develop protocols to conduct research in a specific scientific area. From the results of studies, helps to develop hypotheses for further investigation. Oversees biobanking process for samples used in laboratory research. Prepares technical materials such as abstracts, annual reports, scientific papers, and presentations. Publishes scientific articles in appropriate refereed journals. Works toward a goal of becoming independent in his/her research effort, and eventually obtaining external research funding. Oversees/manages colonies of mice used for kidney injury research.
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What Will You Be Doing?
What Are We Looking For?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Minimum Physical Requirements:
Percent of time spent on:
25% Designing and developing protocols
25% Performing research work
25% Recording and analyzing data generated by research study
10% Preparing scientific and technical papers
03% Liaison with OSU researchers
02% Miscellaneous paperwork associated with research
Minimum physical requirements:
100% Kneeling / reaching
100% Finger dexterity
100% Talking / hearing / seeing
33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes
Pressure in this position will vary depending on the workload. The workload will be heavy but manageable most of the time. Pressure may arise in the face of deadlines associated research and manuscript writing.