Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist III for the Department of Medical Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Teaching Specialist II is responsible for the management of a medium-sized laboratory area. Designs and conducts highly specialized, technical research. Assists in the design, coordination and conduction of research projects that involve identification and characterization of the mechanistic roles of cell surface receptors to generate novel targeted pharmacologies to treat human diseases such as cancer. Assists with technical laboratory procedures and analyses in support of the specialized research activities of the laboratory.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
As directed, performs various research and technical operations relative to the ongoing investigatory activities of the laboratory.
Maintains cell cultures and cell line stocks, conduct flow cytometry, animal model studies for human cancers and molecular biology experiments (DNA and RNA analysis, cloning, gene expression analysis, protein analysis).
Participates in the evaluation of existing procedures suggesting revisions where necessary, and proposing new procedures where required.
Assists with the maintenance of the laboratory facilities, equipment, and instruments.
Maintains records, files and laboratory research databases.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a relevant science plus three (3) years of related research experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to follow laboratory safety policies and perform standard laboratory procedures.
Possess effective oral and written communication skills and ability to publish scientific research papers/articles.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Prior research experience in tumor immunology and/or cell therapy and animal study.
A Ph.D. in Biological Science.
Posting Number: 21ST1587
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 134723
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.