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Career Opportunities

RASR Laboratory is always interested in considering potential undergraduate and graduate researchers and interns for fall and spring semesters or summer research experiences. Complete and submit the form on our website’s Contact Us page and we will reach out to you to schedule a time to discuss opportunities in RASR Laboratory.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Research Assistant I

The Research Assistant I is part of the Department of Chemistry – RASR Laboratory at Vanderbilt University. The successful candidate will join an innovative NIH funded research environment focusing on using innovative analytical technologies to study disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease.

The Research Assistant I works independently on research projects as assigned and is responsible for various aspects of projects from development through delivery. The Research Assistant I sets up and operates laboratory equipment, prepares materials, performs experimental procedures, records and consolidates research data, and executes planned research activities using observation, measurement, and analytical techniques. Based on his/her analyses, the Research Assistant I prepares reports and presentations of results obtained through experiments. The Research Assistant I helps to assure the validity of research conducted by ensuring the optimal condition of scientific equipment through maintenance, operation, and management.

RASR Laboratory is proud to be a diverse group of scientists with backgrounds in chemistry, biology, and neuroscience amongst other disciplines across the campus of Vanderbilt University. We are a bioanalytical group interested in understanding mechanisms about aging and age-related diseases using mass spectrometry and proteomics techniques. Our team is comprised of our Principal Investigator (PI), Renã A. S. Robinson  group administrator, and a dynamic team of professional and student trainees.

Interested applicants can view the full job description and apply here.

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

RASR Laboratory, in the Department of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate with strong research capabilities and inventive approaches to drive studies of Alzheimer’s Disease. The successful candidate will join an innovative NIH funded research environment focusing on using innovative analytical technologies to study disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease.

The research will focus on a targeted proteomics approach through the study of biologic markers of hypertension, which is a mediator of racial disparities and increases Alzheimer’s Disease risk in African Americans. The Postdoctoral Research Associate is responsible for various aspects of projects from development through delivery, determining the course and the objectives of their projects and the approach to their assignments.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: rasr@vanderbilt.edu.