About Us: The Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO) stands as a proud pillar of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - The James. Recognized as a leading national entity in cancer research and care, The James envisions a world without cancer and relentlessly pursues this by melding groundbreaking scientific research with unparalleled education and compassionate patient care. Under the vast shadow of The James, PIIO dedicates itself to deepening our understanding of cancer immunology and spearheading pioneering cancer immunotherapies. We pride ourselves on providing a top-tier research environment, marked by an ethos of collaboration, innovation, and unwavering commitment to confronting the scourge of cancer.
At the heart of our endeavors is Dr. Elshad Hasanovs laboratory, with its razor-sharp focus on genitourinary malignancies, renal cell carcinoma (RCC), and pan-cancer brain metastasis. Dr. Hasanov and his team are adept at harnessing cutting-edge technologies. They delve into single cell RNA, DNA and ATAC sequencing methodologies, spatial transcriptomics, and proteomics tools, aiming to decipher the intricacies of the tumor microenvironment and uncover novel therapeutic pathways. In synergy, his wet lab and clinical divisions diligently work to transform these insights into tangible clinical trials.
When you join our esteemed team, you aren't just taking on a job. You're aligning with a mission a fervent quest to transform scientific eurekas into clinical realities that reshape and save lives.
We are actively seeking a motivated researcher to join our dynamic research team at Hasanov Lab in PIIO. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of single-cell and spatial experiment design, library preparation and data analysis, tumor biology, and immunology.
Prepare single cell libraries and submit for sequencing.
Design and coordinate spatial transcriptomics proteomics experiments utilizing Xenium/CosMx/Visium instruments
Process, analyze, and interpret high-dimensional data from various omics platforms.
Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams to answer crucial questions in tumor biology and immunology.
Publish research findings in high-impact journals.
Provide bioinformatics support and training to team members.
Bachelors degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field with a minimum of 1 year or relevant experience, strongly preferred Master's degree and 2 years of relevant experience.
Proficiency in programming/scripting languages such as Python, R, or Perl.
Experience with single-cell and spatial data analysis tools and techniques
Deep knowledge of tumor biology and immunology.
Strong publication record.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
Hands on experience in single cell and spatial biology tools.
Proficiency in cloud computing and familiarity with high-performance computing environments.
Expertise in database management and seamless data integration.
Prior engagement in oncological research.
Hands-on experience with specific single-cell screening methods, including but not limited to Perturb/CROP-seq, sci-Plex, Reprogram-seq, and their counterparts.
Function: Research and Scholarship
Sub function: Research
Career Band:Individual Contributor - Specialized
Career Level: S1
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. The Ohio State University is one of the nations largest and most comprehensive public universities and a top employer in Ohio.
As one of only 54 designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is dedicated to the creation of knowledge in laboratory, clinical and population-based cancer research. We apply those discoveries to develop more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and therapies providing tomorrows standard of care today. A Cancer-Free World Begins Here.
The OSUCCC James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nations largest public universities. is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nations largest public universities.
Environment & Collaboration:
Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Dr. Hasanov's lab champions an interdisciplinary collaborative environment, allowing researchers to draw insights from a spectrum of scientific viewpoints, from tumor biology and immunology to computational biology to neuroscience and clinical oncology.
Mission-Driven Focus: As a postdoctoral fellow, you will contribute to a focused, mission-driven effort aimed at bridging the gap between scientific discoveries and clinical applications.
Why Join Dr. Hasanov's Lab?
State-of-the-Art Facilities: The PIIO offers world-class facilities, ensuring researchers have access to the best tools and technologies available.
Mentorship: Under Dr. Hasanov's expert guidance, you will receive an unmatched mentorship from a seasoned physician-scientist perspective. This primes you not just for research excellence but also readies you for a rewarding career in academia or the industry.
Impactful Research: The work you engage in has the potential to shape the future of cancer treatment, offering a truly rewarding research experience on a daily basis. You will literally feel like you are part of the bridge connecting the science bench to the patient's bedside.
Conclusion: For scientists seeking a dynamic, impactful, and supportive environment to further their research career, Dr. Elshad Hasanov's lab offers an unparalleled opportunity. By joining this team, you will be at the forefront of oncological research, pushing the boundaries of what's known, and making a difference in the lives of cancer patients globally.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and contact details for at least two references with the Workday application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.