Job Duties: This role will serve as a research scientist to work in state-of-the-art projects involving viral hepatitis and progression to liver cancer. The research scientist will be responsible for the following:
• 20% Management of experimental approaches (mostly done by third parties);
• 60% Data analysis related to transcript expression on tissue biopsies, as well as cytokine analysis on peripheral blood (with intention of manuscript writing)
• 20% Coordinate sample distribution with different University and external core laboratories, analysis and interpretation of RNA sequencing, nanostring and ELISA studies related to cytokine analyses and occasional management of laboratory functions.
The ideal individual will be familiar with interpenetration of molecular data and its application to disease in a translational fashion. The individual will work closely with international partners
This position is a 75% appointment in the Division of Infectious Disease - Department of Medicine. This position will report to Dr. Debes.
Required Qualifications: (Must be documented in application materials) PhD or terminal degree in relevant field (immunology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, etc.) or MD with experience in the fields below, and at least one year of research training.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with data analysis (related to sequencing, immune profiles, etc.) and manuscript development.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.