The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Hematology and Oncology, is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Researcher V candidate to join the Lu Lab in a multidisciplinary, dynamic, and fun research environment. The Lu Lab carries out both candidate and screening approaches to identify critical targets responsible for human leukemia development, followed by rigorous characterization at biochemical, genomic, cellular, and whole-animal levels. The long-term goal is to delineate the core regulatory networks in leukemia, which will aid in developing mechanism-based and targeted therapeutic approaches. Examples of our published work can be found at our lab website (www.Lu-lab.org).
This position will contribute to active research projects funded by NIH and foundation grants in a functional genomics lab investigating the role of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in the development of human leukemia.
To be responsible for the overall operation of the lab.
To oversee projects within the lab.
To contribute to the design, interpretation and writing of grant proposals and publications.
To supervise a research team, direct and teach lab practices.
To manage lab equipment and supplies.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Manages day-to-day lab operations and oversee ongoing projects.
Plays a key role in study planning, design, and maintenance of lab protocols.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets data.
Monitors results, report anomalies, and devise troubleshooting solutions.
Supports publications and grant application processes, including drafting and editing.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.