Assistant Scientist Georgetown University Medical Center
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 2729175
Assistant Scientist Georgetown University Medical Center
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Assistant Scientist - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Assistant Scientist supports laboratory for research in cell cycle regulation and PI3K signaling, to investigate novel pro-oncogenic roles of p27 in transcriptional regulation and epigenetics, and supports a project regarding how estrogen receptor and NFKB pathways interact to link estrogens, obesity, inflammation, and breast cancer stem cells. Other projects pursue how estrogen receptor and NFKB pathways interact to link estrogens, obesity, inflammation, and breast cancer stem cells.
All projects require discretion and judgment in research activities within project scope and methodologies. In particular, the Assistant Scientist's role requires in-depth knowledge of molecular biology, protocol/ method development, organizing and implementing complex research plans, analysis of data, and writing manuscripts for publication of findings.
The Assistant Scientist that duties that include but are not limited to:
Reporting to and receiving mentorship from the Principal Investigator, the Assistant Scientist has duties that include but are not limited to:
As needed, assists the Lab Manager in organizing purchase of reagents and supplies
Assists with training junior lab members in routine protocols
Assists in all organizational aspects of the laboratory per Georgetown University policies and procedure
Independently manages the daily affairs of the research laboratory design
Performs routine and complex laboratory research experiments
Ph.D. in a relevant field of cellular and molecular research
At least 3 years of post -PhD research experience
In-depth knowledge of molecular biology, protocol/ method development
Broad knowledge of cancer research and experience in human cell/tissue culture, molecular biological techniques, experience with animal models
Ability to use discretion and judgment in research activities within project scope and methodologies
Ability to plan, organize and meet deadlines
Highly motivated and detail oriented
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to collaborate with others
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
Ability to organize and implement complex research plans, perform analysis of data, and write manuscripts for publication of findings.
Experience in epigenetics/bioinformatics
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