Our lab studies topics related to Cancer, Genomics, Molecular and Developmental biology, and Sex as a biological variable. Under general guidance, the Research Associate III works closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) to provide technical and/or administrative support. May be requested by the PI to take on specific supervisory activities. May develop hypothesis and assist in planning steps for the investigative process. Will review and remain current on related research literature and be able to optimize/improve on existing lab protocols. Coordinates' lab and/or clinical activities, including but not limited to, budgetary/financial compliance, preparation of grant proposals, and creating independent presentations. Not responsible for generating grant funds.
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Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Experience in fields including, but not limited to, Cancer, Genomics, Molecular/Developmental Biology, and Sex as Biological Variable. Technical skills including but not limited to mice and human tissue cell and organoid culture, lentiviral transduction, drug treatments, multi-omics data integration, sequencing data analysis, PCR analysis, flow cytometry, mouse tumor models, etc.
Cutting-edge histology/imaging techniques including quantitative bright-field and fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, and electron microscopy is required. Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent organization skills and very detail-oriented; learns new tasks quickly; self-motivated; works well independently with minimal supervision; works well with others; able to multitask.
Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with peers, patients, physicians, and other customers of the medical center. Thorough technical and theoretical understanding of the PI’s research objectives.
Thorough technical and theoretical understanding of the PI’s research objectives.
Mastery of complex or unusual technical procedures and protocols.
Ability to research, develop and implement new laboratory procedures and protocols.
Why work here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of care we strive for.
What will you be doing:
Provides miscellaneous research support (ad hoc data analysis, hypothesis development, programming, troubleshooting, etc.).
Monitors and ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures.
Analyzes data and prepares scientific findings for publication as author or co-author.
May make independent presentations.
May provide system administration and maintenance for the local workstation network.
Leads and trains Research Lab Assistants, Research Fellow, lower level Research Associates, and other related support staff and may be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities.
Orients new Research Fellows and/or Research Scientists to day-to-day lab operations and procedures.
Bachelor of Science Degree required. Master of Science degree preferred
3 years of experience in an area of research specialization
Working Title: Research Associate III - Li Lab Department: Home Dept - Hem - Onc Business Entity: Academic / Research Job Category: Academic/Research Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day
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