Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) Independently plan, develop, implement, and manage all experiments and protocols under study. Perform, with technical independence, activity assays for VWF and ADAMTS13 clotting assays (e.g. thrombin generation assay, one-stage clotting assay). Complete data analysis using various statistical software. Optimize existing methods for improved sensitivity and reproducibility. Regularly review relevant\/emerging literature and incorporate appropriate concepts and techniques into research activities and experiments. Collect, record, organize, and analyze experimental data. Summarize progress for presentation at Branch and Division meetings and at research conferences, and submit results for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Carryout general equipment maintenance in the laboratory and help ensure the laboratory is a safe and clean working environment. Maintain thorough and complete government-owned records of experiments, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and data in hard copy laboratory notebooks, as well as in electronic versions made available to the PI and other individuals in the laboratory. Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.) MD or Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, engineering, microbiology, pharmaceutics, physics, statistics, botanicals, or related field and a minimum of four years of experience in a basic hematology lab. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A strong background and experience in laboratory research techniques. Have an in-depth understanding of the clinical and basic biology of ADAMTS13, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), von Willebrand Factor (VWF) and von Willebrand disease (VWD), and sickle cell disease (SCD). Diversity: Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce. Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Physical Demands: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and\/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
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Chenega Corporation is the most successful Alaska Native Village Corporation. It was founded in 1974 to represent the interests of the Chenega people, an Alutiiq people with ancient roots in the Prince William Sound area of South Central Alaska. The Chenega people continue to reside in this general area with many still maintaining a subsistence way of life.