Staff Scientist â€“ Cancer Genomics Research and Development
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR22362
Location: Chicago, IL
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
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains new laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
Experience in Next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation, cell culture, flow cytometry.
Experience in imaging and cancer biology is a plus.
Proficient knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheets, database software, power point, statistics and other software used in scientific research analysis.
Advanced knowledge and skills in molecular biology, translational research, bioinformatics, and research techniques or methods.
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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