Design and conduct research for developing next generation sequencing methods.
Design and conduct research projects involving characterization of patient anti-tumor immune responses and development of individualized cellular therapeutics.
Develop advanced skills related to scientific hypothesis formulation, testing and application to samples derived from patient materials.
Present research findings at local and national scientific conferences and weekly laboratory meetings.
Lead or participate in University of Chicago Seminar Weekly Series.
Collaborate with peers and other faculty in research and publication.
Performs experiments and collects and analyzes data. Participates in the promotion of a research project.
Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and co-authors/authors scientific research manuscripts. Provides peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Collaborates on development of new research projects with academic and community-based organizations.
May present work at scientific meetings.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD in molecular biology or molecular genetics.
Next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation.
Experience in imaging and cell biology are a plus.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Proficient knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheets, database software, power point, statistics and other software used in scientific research analysis.
Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Advanced skills in molecular biology.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Knowledge and experience in translational research strongly preferred.
Knowledge and skills in bioinformatics.
Attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to write and communicate clear and complete research findings.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Cover Letter (preferred)
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