Mini-Postdoc for Employment
This is a training program well-suited for candidates who have a Ph.D. degree.
The candidate must be able to take a leadership role and converse with the PI/CEO at a senior scientific level.
The candidate must be undeniably competent in designing, executing, and troubleshooting experiments. Daily managerial activities include:
- Reviewing laboratory notebooks
- Training/overseeing students & technicians
- Conducting bench work in a timely manner to meet project deadlines
The candidate must be able to write effectively for project progress reports, prepare manuscripts for publication, and coordinate with research collaborators for grant applications.
To maintain “good standing”, the research scientist must submit at least one of the following every six months:
- Two research grant applications
- Two client-research related reports
- One first-authored paper publication
- Two co-authored papers
The candidate must be meticulous when implementing and updating protocols and manuscripts, with strong attention to detail; however, they must also be able to step back and advise on the overall scientific direction of each research project. That is, the candidate must have the elements of a tactician as well as a strategist on projects.
The candidate must be able to communicate effectively and clearly to all Aptagen team members, as well as to clients via email, on the phone, and in person during any on-site meetings. The candidate doesn’t have to be a seasoned scientist but must present themselves in a professional and scientific manner.