Collaborates on new and ongoing research projects with a focus on, but not limited to, mapping all cell types in theÂ female reproductive systemÂ with a focus on site-specific cell-cell interactions, their response to environmental cues, and their role in ovarian cancer pathogenesis and progression.
Evaluates the function of different cell types using state-of-the-art, high-throughput single cell epigenomic and transcriptomic techniques.
Responsibilities include collection, manipulation, and analysis of experimental datasets. In addition to independent and collaborative experimental efforts, the Staff Scientist contributes to writing, proofreading, and fact-checking papers and presentations.
Ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.Â
Encouraged to attend and participate in seminars and workshops in preparation for a successful academic career.Â
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains new laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree in systems biology, molecular biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience.Â
A background in cancer and cell biology.Â Â
Knowledge in one or more relevant scientific fields.Â
Proficient in research techniques or methods.Â
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.Â
Attention to detail.Â
Verbal and written communication skills.Â
Work independently and as part of a team.Â
Proficient in Microsoft Office.Â Â
Stand for extended periods.
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