This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay. Plan and conduct research independently and is responsible for data collection and analysis methods in accordance with laboratory goals. Collaborate with other Research staff members to identify novel research methods. Develop projects and plans to implement these methods. Contribute original research and is published in peer-reviewed journals. Develop grant proposals and secure grant funding from the government or other peer-reviewed sources independently or collaboratively. Participate in research, and mentoring, including providing research guidance to graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and less experienced scientists.